Outside these main groups St Amand-les-Eaux and Foyes-les-Eaux may be mentioned.
There are important zinc works at Auby and St Amand (Nord) and Viviez (Aveyron) and Noyelles-Godault (Pas-de-Calais); there are lead works at the latter place, and others of greater irirportance at Couron (Loire-Infrieure).
AMAND BAZARD (1791-1832), French socialist, the founder of a secret society in France corresponding to the Carbonari of Italy, was born at Paris.
Of the cadet branches of the house, the oldest was that of Powyke and Alcester, which obtained a barony in 1447 and became extinct in 1496; from it sprang the Beauchamps, Lords St Amand from 1448, of whom was Richard, bishop of Salisbury, first chancellor of the order of the Garter, and who became extinct in 1508, being the last known male heirs of the race.
See Amand Montier, Robert Lindet (Paris, 1899); H.
Bourges, Saint-Amand-Mont-Rond, Vierzon and Sancerre (q.v.) are the principal towns.
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Corps the villages of Brye, St Amand and Ligny, whilst behind his centre was massed the II.
Blucher's army, as he finally disposed it, was quite visible to Napoleon on the bare open slopes which it occupied above St Amand and Ligny, the II.
Amand, whilst Gerard attempted to storm Ligny; on the right Grouchy held Thielemann in play, and in the centre near Fleurus were the Guard and Milhaud in reserve, close to the emperor's headquarters on the mill.
Amand; the exhausted Prussians were overpowered by the chasseurs of the Guard and forced to retire in disorder.
Amand there lay, almost to a man, the gallant 82nd of the line (Girard's division).
ARNO, ARN or Aquila (c. 750-821), bishop and afterwards archbishop of Salzburg, entered the church at an early age, and after passing some time at Freising became abbot of Elnon, or St Amand as it was afterwards called, where he made the acquaintance of Alcuin.
Desire RAOUL ROCHETTE (1790-1854), French archaeologist, was born on the 9th of March 1790 at St Amand in the department of Cher, and received his education at Bourges.
Memoires inedits (Paris, 1889); Imbert de Saint-Amand, La Cour de Charles X (Paris, 1892).
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The latter had formed up his army between Heppignies and St Amand in what was then considered an ideal position; a double barrier of marshy brooks was in front, each flank rested on a village, and the space between, open upland, fitted his army exactly.
He himself scattered the cavalry opposed to him and hustled the Dutch infantry into St Amand, where they were promptly surrounded.
But Waldeck, hoping to profit by this momentary success, sent a portion of his right wing towards St Amand, where it merely shared the fate of his left, and the day was decided.
GUILLAUME BENJAMIN AMAND DUCHENNE (1806-1875), French physician, was born on the 17th of September 1806 at Boulogne, the son of a sea-captain.
Schmidt in Dohme's Kunst und Kiinstler des Mittelalters und der Neuzeit (Leipzig, 1877); Ouvre de Albert Diirer reproduit et publii par Amand-Durand, texte par Georges Duplessis (Paris, 1877); C. Ephrussi, A.
HUCBALD (HUGBALDUS, HUBALDUS), Benedictine monk, and writer on music, was born at the monastery of Saint Amand near Tournai, in or about 840, if we may believe the statement of his biographers to the effect that he died in 930, aged 90.
It is said that Hucbald in consequence was compelled to leave St Amand, and started an independent school of music and other arts at Nevers.
In 860, however, he was at St Germain d'Auxerre, bent upon completing his studies, and in 872 he was back again at St Amand as the successor in the headmastership of the convent school of his uncle, to whom he had been reconciled in the meantime.
Between 883 and 900 Hucbald went on several missions of reforming and reconstructing various schools of music, including that of Rheims, but in the latter year he re- turned to St Amand, where he remained to the day of his death on the 25th of June 930, or, according to other chroniclers, on the 20th of June 932.
Baron Imbert de St Amand, La Jeunesse de Marie Amelie (1891), Marie Amelie au Palais Royal (1892), Marie Amelie et la cour de Palerme (1891), Marie Amelie et la cour des Tuileries (1892), Marie Amelie et l'apogee de regne de Louis Philippe (1893), Marie Amelie et la societe francaise 1847 (1894), and Marie Amelie et la duchesse d'Orleans (1893).