ROUEN - - - Bayeux, Evreux, Sees, Coutances.
The longest established is that of Normandy, having its centres at Rouen, Havre, Evreux, Falaise and Flers.
His education was obtained mainly at the Ecole Normale in Paris, where his father, a painter and architect, was engaged in the construction of the Theatre Italien, From his twenty-fifth year he began to lecture in the colleges of Evreux, Dieppe, Blois and Toulouse.
The counts of Dreux, for two centuries and a half (1132-1377), and the counts of Evreux, from 1307 to 1425, also belonged to the family of the Capets, - other members of which worthy of mention are the Dunois and the Longuevilles, illegitimate branches of the house of Valois, which produced many famous warriors and courtiers.
(1361-1425), called THE Noble, king of Navarre and count of Evreux, was the eldest son of Charles II.
Surrendered the county of Evreux, and was created duke of Nemours and made a peer of France.
FRANCOIS NICOLAS LEONARD BUZOT (1760-1794), French revolutionist, was born at Evreux on the 1st of March 1760.
He demanded the nationalization of the possessions of the clergy, and the right of all citizens to carry arms. After the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly, Buzot returned to Evreux, where he was named president of the criminal tribunal.
Boivin Champeaux, Notices pour servir a l'histoire de la Revolution dans le departement de l'Eure (Evreux and Paris, 1884).
Of Brabant, whom he married in 1274, he had three children: Louis, count of Evreux; Margaret, who married in 1299 Edward I., king of England; and Blanche, who married Rudolph III., duke of Austria.
This was founded shortly after the Conquest and originated from the endowment which the monks of Lyre near Evreux held in Bowcombe, including the church, mill, houses, land and tithes of the manor.
Richard's death, in April 1199, removed his archenemy, and Richard's successor, John, concluded the treaty of Le Goulet with Philip on the 22nd of May 1200, ceding to him the county of Evreux, Gravy and Issoudun, and the suzerainty of Berry and Auvergne.
Bovine-Champeaux, Notice sur Guillaume de Longchamp (Evreux, 1885).
EURE, a department of north-western France, formed in 1790 from a portion of the old province of Normandy, together with the countship of Evreux and part of Perche.
Eure is divided into the following arrondissements (containing 36 cantons, 700 communes): - Evreux, Louviers, Les Andelys, Bernay, and PontAudemer.
Of Evreux, on the Western railway between that town and Lisieux.
It seemed for a space as if the new king would succeed in retaining the whole of his brothers inheritance, for King Philip very meanly allowed himself to be bought off by the cession of the county of Evreux, and, when his troops were withdrawn, the Angevin rebels were beaten down, and the duchess of Brittany had to ask for peace for her son.
Its capital is Evreux, which is the seat of a bishopric of the ecclesiastical province of Rouen.
Evreux, Les Andelys, Bernay, Louviers, Pont-Audemer, Verneuil, Vernon and Gisors are the principal towns of the department.