The rivalry of the Burgundians and Armagnacs brought terrible disasters upon France, and for many years afterwards the name of "Armagnacs" was bestowed upon the bands of adventurers who were as much to be feared as the Grandes Compagnies of the preceding age.
He now created the compagnies d'ordonnance, and endeavoured to organize the militia of the francs archers.
For ten years the remnants of the armies Grandes of England, Navarre and Brittanythe Grandes Corn; Compagnies, as they were calledravaged the pagn CS.
Was able to effect the great military reform of the Compagnies dOrdonnance, of the Francs-Archers, and of the artillery of the brothers Bureau.
EAST AFRICA; RHODESIA; &C. The following works deal with the subject of chartered companies generally: Bonnassieux, Les Grandes Compagnies de commerce (Paris, 1892); Chailly-Bert, Les Compagnies de colonisation sous l'ancien regime (Paris, 1898); Cawston and Keane, The Early Chartered Companies (London, 1896); W.
(1904-7); Carton de Wiart, Les Grandes Compagnies coloniales anglaises au 19me siecle (Paris, 1899).
Also see articles "Compagnies de Charte," "Colonies," "Privilege," in Nouveau Dictionnaire d'economie politique (Paris, 1892); and article "Companies, Chartered," in Encyclopaedia of the Laws of England, edited by A.