Sentence Examples with the word Plaisance

CHARLES FRANCOIS LEBRUN, duc de Plaisance (1739-1824), French statesman, was born at St-Sauveur-Lendelin (Manche) on the 19th of March 1739, and in 1762 made his first appearance as a lawyer at Paris.

Marie du Mesnil, Memoire sur le prince Le Brun, duc de Plaisance (Paris, 1828); Opinions, rapports et choix d'ecrits politiques de C. F.

His sister Plaisance had married in 1250 Henry I.

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He opposed Napoleon's restoration of the noblesse, and in 1808 only reluctantly accepted the title of duc de Plaisance (Piacenza).