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  ORLEANS, PHILIP I., DUKE OF - LoveToKnow Article on ORLEANS, PHILIP I., DUKE OF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ORLEANS, LOUIS PHILIPPE ROBERT, DUKE OF (1869-), eldest son of the comte de Paris, was born at York House, Twickenham, on the 6th of February 1869.
At Bombay he was received by the duke of Connaught and Lord Reay, and at Calcutta he became the guest of the viceroy, the marquess of Dufferin, who organized for the duke and his cousin, Prince Henry of Orleans, a grand tiger-shooting expedition in Nepaul.
ORLEANS, PHILIP I., DUKE or (1640-1701), son of the French king Louis XIII., was born at St Germain-en-Laye on the 2ist of September 1640.
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 Philip II, Duke of Orléans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Philippe Charles (August 2, 1674 – December 2, 1723) called Duke of Chartres (1674–1701), and then Duke of Orléans (1701–1723) was Regent of France from 1715 to 1723.
Guillaume Dubois, formerly tutor to the duke of Orleans, and now his chief minister, caused war to be declared against Spain, with the support of the emperor, and of England and the Netherlands (Quadruple Alliance).
On the majority of the king, which was declared on February 15, 1723, the duke of Orleans resigned the supreme power; but he became first minister to the king, and remained in office till his death on December 23, 1723.
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 HISTORY OF THE LINE OF ORLEANS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Duke of Orléans (b at Saint-Cloud 2 Aug 1674; d at Versailles 2 Dec 1723), was Regent of France 2 Sep 1715 - 16 Feb 1723, signed reciprocal renunciation to the Throne of Spain 1712 confirmed in Royal Letters Patent 10 Mar 1713 and incorporated into the Treaty of Utrecht of 11 Apr 1713.
Louis-Philippe-Joseph d’Orléans, Duke of Orléans, etc (b 13 Apr 1747; exec 6 Nov 1793), substituted the name Egalité for his royal titles and styles 26 Jun 1791 ("je renonce dans ce moment pour toujours au droit que la constitution m’y donne…") in a statement published in the Moniteur Universel, 28 Jun 1791.
Louis-Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Premier Prince du Sang Royal, named Lt-Gen of the Kingdom by Charles X, 1 Aug 1830, but declared King of the French by the Chamber of Deputies 7 Aug 1830, and was sworn as Louis-Philippe I, 9 Aug 1830.
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 LOUIS, DUKE OF ORLEANS (1372-1407) - LoveToKnow Article on LOUIS, DUKE OF ORLEANS (1372-1407)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ORLEANS, LOUIS, DUKE OF (1372-1407), younger son of the French king, Charles V., was born on the I3th of March 1372.
became insane in 1392, Orleans placed himself in opposition to his uncle Philip II., duke of Burgundy, who was conducting the government; and this quarrel was not only the dominating factor in the affairs of France, but extended beyond the borders of that country.
The duke, who was an accomplished and generous prince, was suspected of immoral relations with several ladies of the royal house, among them Isabella of Bavaria, the queen of Charles VI.
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 LOUIS, DUKE OF ORLEANS (1703-1752) - LoveToKnow Article on LOUIS, DUKE OF ORLEANS (1703-1752)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ORLEANS, LOUIS, DUKE OF (1703-1752), only son of Duke Philip II., the regent Orleans, was born at Versailles on the 4th of August 1703.
A pious, charitable and cultured prince, he took very little part in the politics of the time, although he was conspicuous for his hostility to Cardinal Dubois in 1723.
Having succeeded his father as duke of Orleans in 1723, he died in the abbey of St Genevieve at Paris on the 4th of February 1752.
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 Duke of Orleans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Duke of Orléans is one of the most important titles in the French peerage, dating back at least to the 14th century.
It was attributed always to princes of the Royal Family and was thus a junior branch of the ruling house.
Gaston of Bourbon (1608-1660) son of Henry IV of France, Duke from 1626
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 MARY, QUEEN OF FRANCE - LoveToKnow Article on MARY, QUEEN OF FRANCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The duke himself was at the head of the embassy which came from England to congratulate the new king, and to the detriment of his political mission he used the opportunity to win the hand of the queen.
By the duke of Suffolk she had three children: Henry, born on the 11th of March 1516, created earl of Lincoln (1525), who died young; Frances, born on the 16th of July 1517, the wife of Henry Grey, marquess of Northampton, and mother of Lady Jane Grey (qv); and Eleanor.
The duke died in June 1537, and Mary was sought in marriage by James V., whose wife Magdalene died in July, and by Henry VIII.
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 Encyclopedia: Louis Philip II, Duke of Orléans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
1787 he had succeeded his father as duke of Orleans, and showed his In politics, the term liberal refers to: an adherent of the ideology of liberalism or a state or quality of this ideology.
The royal court accused him of being at the bottom of every popular movement, and saw the "gold of Orleans" as the cause of the Reveillon riot and the The storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 was an important development in, and later a symbol of, the French Revolution.
According to her, Louis-Philippe was not the son of Philip duke of Orleans, but a suppositious child, his father being one Lorenzo Chiappini, constable at the village of Modigliana in Tuscany...
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 Louis XII of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis XII, King of France was born on June 27, 1462 in the Chateau de Blois, France.
The son of Charles, duc d'Orleans and Marie de Clèves, he succeeded his father as Duke of Orleans in 1465.
Renée of France (1510 – 1575), later married to Ercole d'Este, Duke of Ferrara.
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 Gaston, Duke of Orleans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Known at first as the duke of he was created duke of Orléans in and was nominally in command of the which besieged La Rochelle in 1628 having already entered upon course of political intrigue which was destined occupy the remainder of his life.
Duke Nukem is way better than Ecks vs Sever or Doom for the gameboy when it comes to playability.
Duke Nukem - Land Of The Babes is the best of the three Duke games on Playstation, but that is not saying much considering how bad the other two were.
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 The State Hermitage Museum: Exhibitions
In 1787 Catherine the Great ordered to acquire from Louis Phillipe Joseph of Orleans the collection of 1500 gemmae of the familial collection of the Dukes of Orleans, representatives of the junior branch of the French royal dynasty.
Among the masterpieces of the European portrait is the portrait of Henry II of France by A. Cesati, poetized by G. Vasari.
The exhibition includes descriptions, catalogs of collections and engravings, dedicated to gemmae of the Dukes of Orleans, and pictures of castles and palaces where the collection was kept at various times.
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 duke of orleans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Philippe II of Orleans (1674-1723), duke from 1701 to 1723 - Regent of France from 1715 to 1723
Louis, duke of Orleans (1703-1752), duke from 1723
Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orléans (1747-1793), duke from 1787 - aka.
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 Gaston, Duke of Orleans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Known at first as the duke of Anjou, he was created duke of Orléans in 1626, and was nominally in command of the army whichbesieged La Rochelle in 1628, having already entered upon that course ofpolitical intrigue which was destined to occupy the remainder of his life.
Orleans stirred up Cinq-Mars toattempt Richelieu's murder, and then deserted his unfortunate accomplice.
In 1643, on the death of Louis XIII, Gaston becamelieutenant-general of the kingdom, and fought against Spain on the northern frontiers ofFrance; but during the wars of the Fronde he passed with great facility from one partyto the other.
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 AllRefer.com - OrlEans, French royal family (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Gaston, brother of Louis XIII, was made duke of OrlEans (see separate article), but died without a male heir.
OrlEans concluded the Quadruple Alliance of 1718 and made war on Spain (1719–20).
Owing to his brother's renunciation of his claims, the duke of Chartres was regarded by many Orleanists as pretender from 1873 to 1883.
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 glbtq >> social sciences >> Orléans, Philippe, Duke of
Known as "Monsieur," Philippe, Duke of Orléans was the second son of Louis XIII and the younger brother of Louis XIV.
The Duke of Saint-Simon described him as possessing a "natural grandeur" and "an affability and an integrity that drew [people] to him." He was highly cultured, patronized the opera, and assembled a remarkable art collection.
With the specific case of the Duke of Orléans in mind, Robert Oresko suggests that historians use memoirs and notarial records to reconstitute networks of sex and friendship among homosexuals belonging to national elites in order better to understand the distribution of patronage and preferment in the royal courts of early modern Europe.
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 LOUIS PHILIPPE, DUKE OF ORLEANS (1725-1785) - LoveToKnow Article on LOUIS PHILIPPE, DUKE OF ORLEANS (1725-1785)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ORLEANS, LOUIS PHILIPPE, DUKE OF (1725-1785), son of Louis, duke of Orleans, was born at Versailles on the i2th of May 1725, and was known as the duke of Chartres until his father's death in 1752.
The duke married Louise Henriette de Bourbon-Conti, who bore him a son Philip (Egalite), duke of Orleans, and a daughter, who married the last duke of Bourbon.
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 The Lady and The Duke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The tale of a beautiful royalist English gentlewoman, Grace Elliott, living perilously in France during the Revolution, and her sometimes affectionate, sometimes tempestuous relationship with Philippe, Duke of Orleans, a cousin of King Louis XVI but nonetheless a supporter of revolutionary ideas.
She became the mistress of the Prince of Wales, later George IV, to whom she bore a daughter.
Then Prince Phillipe, Duke of Orleans, noticed her and brought her back to France in 1786.
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The dukes of Guise, however, as descendants of the House of Anjou, had certain pretensions to the Kingdom of Naples, and it was doubtless with the secret intention of defending these claims that François de Lorraine furthered an alliance between Henry II and Pope Paul IV which was menaced by Philip II.
This stipulated that, at the death of Henry III, the Cardinal de Bourbon, Archbishop of Rouen (1520-90), the third son of Charles de Bourbon, Duke of Vendôme, should be recognized as heir to the crown, "to the exclusion of all French princes of the blood at present heretics and relapsed".
The chances of the young duke were increased by the possibility of his marriage to the daughter of the King of Spain, Mayenne being already married.
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 Students Affected by Katrina Start Classes at Duke
These students will not be required to pay Duke’s tuition, books or room charges (if they live on campus), but they will be expected to pay for food and have health insurance during the period of time they spend at Duke.
Robert Thompson, dean of the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences at Duke, said he is pleased that many offices at Duke have been able to quickly band together to provide a variety of services to the new students.
Earlier, a team of five nurses and technicians from Duke University Hospital and Durham Regional Hospital arrived in Bay St. Louis, Miss., as part of a larger contingent that brought a 100-bed mobile hospital to the stricken community.
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 CHARLES VI - Online Information article about CHARLES VI
dukes of Burgundy and Bourbon, who were to be assisted by certain of the councillors of Charles V. The duke of Berry, excluded by this arrangement, was compensated by the See also:
Isabeau of Bavaria was freely accused of intrigue with the duke of Orleans.
The king and the dauphin, powerless in the hands of Duke John and the Parisians, appealed secretly to the Armagnac princes for deliverance.
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 louis, duke of orleans (1703-1752)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dictionary Definition of louis, duke of orleans (1703-1752)
Louis, duke of Orleans (August 4, 1703 - February 4, 1752) was the only son of Philippe II of Orleans, the regent Orleans.
Having succeeded his father as duke of Orleans in 1723, he died in the abbey of St Genevieve in Paris.
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 Philip I Duke Of Orleans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (September 21, 1640 - June 8, 1701) was the son of the Louis XIII of France and Anne of Austria, and brother of Louis XIV of France.
In 1661, he was created Duke of Orléans, and married Henrietta Anne Stuart, sister of Charles II of England; but the marriage was not a happy one, and the death of the Duchess in 1670 was attributed to poison.
She died before her father # Philippe Charles, Duke of Valois (July 16 1664 - 1666) # daughter (July 9 1665 - died young?) # Anne Marie (August 27 1669 - 1728), first wife of Victor Amadeus II of Savoy, whom she married in 1679
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 The Lady and the Duke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Elliot (1760-1823) was a British expatriate living in France during the turbulent revolutionary years, brought there by the Duke of Orleans.
Orleans serves as sort of a protector for Elliot, warning her of imminent dangers from the populace.
Orleans is a pragmatist and somewhat of a coward; he shifts his alliances to whatever side seems to be winning, and this puts a rift in their friendship.
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The Duke d'Aumale, the Duke of Guise's brother, had married one of her daughters, and the Constable aspired to the fame alliance; he was not contented with having married his eldest son with Madam Diana, the King's daughter by a Piemontese lady, who turned nun as soon as she was brought to bed.
The Duke's person was turned in so delicate a manner, that it was impossible not to express surprise at the first sight of him, particularly that evening, when the care he had taken to adorn himself added much to the fine air of his carriage.
A little after the Duke of Orleans died at Farmontiers of a kind of contagious distemper: he was in love with one of the finest women of the Court, and was beloved by her.
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 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg187 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Ferdinand Philippe D'ORLEANS Duke of Orleans [Parents] was born 3 Sep 1810 in Palermo, Sicily.
Robert Philippe LOUIS Duke of Chartes was born 9 Nov 1840 and died 5 Dec 1910.
Robert Philippe LOUIS Duke of Chartes [Parents] was born 9 Nov 1840 in Palais de Tuileries.
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 Charles, duc d'Orleans : Charles, Duke of Orleans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Charles, Duke of Orléans (1391-1465) was a French poet with a particularly interesting life story.
Charles was one of the many French noblemen captured at the Battle of Agincourt.
It uses material from the wikipedia article Charles, duc d'Orleans : Charles, Duke of Orleans.
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