Definitions for d'angoulême, duchesse
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word d'angoulême, duchesse
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
daughter of Louis XVI. and Marie Antoinette; was released from restraint after the execution of her parents in exchange for prisoners in the Royalist's hands; fled to Vienna, where she was driven forth; married her cousin, to whom she was early betrothed; could find no place of safe refuge but in England; returned to France on Napoleon's exile to Elba, and headed a body of troops against him on his return; after Waterloo, returned to France and stayed till July 1830, and lived to see Louis Philippe, in 1848, driven from the throne; Napoleon called her "the only man of her family"; left "Memoirs" (1778-1851).
Find a translation for the d'angoulême, duchesse definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these d'angoulême, duchesse definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"d'angoulême, duchesse." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Apr. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/d'angoulême, duchesse>.