Louis Napoleon and Mademoiselle de Montijo

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byImbert De Saint-amand

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XLVI THE CIVIL MARRIAGE 11 iHE civil marriage was celebrated at the Tuileries on Saturday, January 29,1853. At eight o'clock in the evening the Due de Cambaceres, grand master of ceremonies, went to the Elysee palace with two escorted carriages, to seek the Emperor's betrothed and conduct her to the Tuileries. The first carriage was occupied by two ladies of the palace and the master of ceremonies; the second received Mademoiselle de Montijo, her mother, the Marquis de Valdegamas, Minister of Spain at Paris, and the Due de CambacerSs. The cortege entered the ch&teau by the gate of the pavilion of Flora. The Due de Bassano, grand chamberlain, Marshal de SaintArmand, grand equerry, Colonel Fleury, first equerry, two chamberlains, and the orderly officers on duty were awaiting the imperial betrothed at the foot of the staircase. At the entrance of the first salon she found Prince Napoleon and Princess Mathilde, and all passed on to the family salon. The first chamberlain announced the arrival of his affianced to the sovereign. The Emperor, surrounded by his uncle, King Jer6me, the members of his family whom he had designated,--Prince Lucien Bonaparte, Prince Pierre Bonaparte, Prince Lucien Murat, Princess Bacciochi Camerata, Princess Lucien Murat, the cardinals, marshals, admirals, secretaries of state, great officers of the crown, officers of his civil and military households, French ambassadors and ministers plenipotentiary on furlough,--appeared in the uniform of a general of division, with the collar of the Legion of Honor worn by Napoleon I., and the collar of the Golden Fleece which had belonged to the Emperor Charles V. He came forward to meet the Comtesse de Teba, and at nine o'clock the cortege moved toward the hall of the Marshals, where th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XLVI THE CIVIL MARRIAGE 11 iHE civil marriage was celebrated at the Tuileries on Saturday, January 29,1853. At eight o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:118 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217862683

ISBN - 13:9780217862684

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