Turquan, Les Favorites de Louis XVIII.
The nation ascribed the series of disasters D~oHsi,Jestic which had filled the space from 1369 to 1375 entirely to the maladministration of Lancaster and the kings favorites, failing to see that it was largely due to the mere fact that England was not strong enough to hold down Aquitaine, when France was administered by a capable king and served by a great general.
His favorites were "In His Eyes" from Jekyll and Hyde and "Chase the Clouds Away" by Chuck Mangione.
And they had such and such favorites and such and such mistresses.
Hence there arose, both in and out of parliament, a violent agitation for the removal of Lancaster from power, and the punishment of the favorites, who were believed, with complete justification, to be misusing the royal name for their own private profit.
Thus the Albanians became the favorites of the people, and took advantage of their opportunity.
In the next year he returned in arms, raised Wessex in revolt, and compelled the king to in-law him again, to restore his earldom, and to dismiss with ignominy the Norman favorites who were hunted over seas.
Williams favorites had all to lose by his death.
But they were only the earliest of the kings alien favorites; quite as greedy were the second family of his mother, Isabella of Angoulme, who after King John.s death had married her old betrothed, Hugh of Lusignan.
Henry found that he had practically no supporters save his unpopular foreign relatives and favorites, and yielded perforce.
His chosen ministers were wise and experienced officials, whom no man could call favorites or accuse of maladministration.
Edward, though only in his fifty-seventh year, was entering into a premature and decrepit old age, in which he became the prey of unworthy favorites, male and female.
Headed by the earl of March, William Courtenay, bishop of London, The and Sir Peter de la Mare, the daring speaker of the Good House of Commons, the dukes enemies began their ~ campaign by accusing the kings ministers and favorites of corruption.
His chosen instruments were two men whom his enemies called his favorites, though it was absurd to apply the name either to an elderly statesman like Michael de la Pole, who was made chancellor in 1384, or to Robert de Vere, earl of Oxford, a young noble of the oldest lineage, who was the kings other confidant.
The cry was raised that the ~ taxes were heavy not because of the French or Welsh assumes wars, but because Henry lavished his money on controlol favorites and unworthy dependents.
And his favorites had a profound disbelief in her inspiration, and generally thwarted her plans.
The last crowning disaster of the administration of the favorites of Henry VI.
They might not be so personally odious as the favorites of Edward II.
In this he erred grievously, of the Edward vowed revenge for his slaughtered favorites, queens and waited his opportunity.
Most of Edwards favorites had literary tastes.
Four years respite, and these had been occupied in violent intrigues between the constable de Richemont i and the sire de la Trmoille, the young kings favorites, and solely desirous of enriching themselves at his expense.
Cold-hearted and formal by nature, he had not even self-love, detested his wife Anne of Austriatoo good a Spaniardand only attached himself fitfully to his favorites, male or female, who were naturally jealously suspected by the cardinal.
But he soon fell back under the control of less capable favorites than Olivares.
During his minority the government was directed by his mother and her successive favorites, the German Jesuit Nithard and the Granadine adventurer Fernando de Valenzuela.
A raging mob surrounded the palace, clamouring for Godoys head; and the favorites life was only saved by Charles TVs announcement of his abdication in favor of Ferdinand (March 17).
Governed by ~a camarilla of low favorites, he was by nature cruel as well as cowardly.
All men of political influence were either in open opposition or, when they belonged to the Conservative parties, were holding aloof in disgust at the predominance of the queens favorites, Gonzales Brabo, a mere ruffian, and Marion, her steward, whose position in the palace was perfectly well known.