The Miscellaneous Works Of Sir Walter Scott, Bart (volume 28)

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bySir Walter Scott

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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.1871 Excerpt: ... 260 CHAPTER XXVI. Factions of Orleans and Burgundy--Threatened Rupture with England--The Duke of Orleans appointed Regent, and again deprived of that office--Death of Philip oj Burgundy--John the Fearless succeeds him, and the Dissensions with Orleans continue--Reconciliation of the two Dukes--their hatred again bursts out--Murder of Orleans--Burgundy, who instigated this crime, obtains a full pardon, but, having gone to quell an Insurrection at Liege, the Doom of Treason is pronounced against him--Burgundy advances upon Paris--The Adherents of Burgundy termed Cabochins, those of Orleans, Armagnacs--the Armagnacs obtain assistance from England--King Charles, during an Interval of his Malady, manifests the utmost indignation at this League with England, and marches in person against the Armagnacs--the French Nobles assemble in Paris, and compel the Armagnacs and Cabochins to be reconciled to each other--On an Insurrection of the Parisians, the Dauphin calls to his assistance, and re-organizes, the Orleans Party--Burgundy retires from Paris, but is recalled by the Dauphin, on some disagreement between him and his mother, Queen Isabella--On the approach of Burgundy, the Dauphin again invites the Armagnacs to join him--Charles himself, partially recovered, marches against Burgundy, and compels him to sign a Pacification--Slate of EnglandConclusion. L1399--1414. Our last chapter left France in a situation equally extraordinary and disastrous. The unfortunate Char. Mti. TREATMENT OF THE KING. 261 monarch Charles VI. was so incurably deranged, that a light like that of a sunbeam in a tempest seemed only from time to time to gleam on his clouded intellect, and enabled him to express his approbation of the particular measures which it was the interest of those of hi...

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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.1871 Excerpt: ... 260 CHAPTER XXVI. Factions of Orleans and Burgundy--Threatened Rupture with England--The Duke of Orleans appointed Regent, and a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021759929X

ISBN - 13:9780217599290

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