Sentence Examples with the word Fleury

And his first minister, and on Bourbon's attempt to break through this rule Fleury retired from court.

The question of the succession in France lay dormant until the end of the century, and Fleury thought he had definitely obtained peace in the treaty of Vienna (1731).

See also le Comte Fleury d'Ideville, Le Comte Pellegrino Rossi, sa vie, ses ceuvres, sa mort (1887).

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From the hands of his unthinking pupil Fleury eventually received the supreme direction of affairs, which he retained for seventeen years.

Among the friends of Alcuin and the advisers of Charles was Theodulfus, bishop of Orleans and abbot of Fleury (d.

Internal peace was only seriously disturbed by the severities which Fleury saw fit to exercise against the Jansenists.

The work of Fleury only comes down to the year 1414.

After his return to France he was made abbot of Fleury on the Loire (988).

Van Hoey, Lettres et negotiations pour servir d l'histoire de la vie du Cardinal de Fleury (London, 1 743); Leben des Cardinals A.

Of all the European nations France was the one on which Jacobite hopes mainly rested, and the warm sympathy which Cardinal Tencin, who had succeeded Fleury as French minister, felt for the Old Pretender resulted in a definite scheme for an invasion of England to be timed simultaneously with a prearranged Scottish rebellion.