See also le Comte Fleury d'Ideville, Le Comte Pellegrino Rossi, sa vie, ses ceuvres, sa mort (1887).
Consequently, to the surprise of all Europe, while the allied forces were drawn up ready for battle, Napoleon, without consulting Victor Emmanuel, sent General Fleury on the 6th of July to Francis Joseph to ask for an armistice, which was agreed to.
145 seq.; Rohault et Fleury, La Messe (Paris, 1889), vii.
The pope condemned this marriage as adulterous; and Abbo of Fleury, who visited Rome shortly after Gregory V.'s accession, is said to have procured the restoration of Arnulf at the new pontiff's demand.
He found favour at the Frankish court, was made abbot of Fleury and of Saint-Aignan, and in 781 became bishop of Orleans.
Four of the medieval historians from whom he quotes most frequently are Sigebert of Gembloux, Hugh of Fleury, Helinand of Froidmont, and William of Malmesbury, whom he uses for Continental as well as for English history.
The Tara and Newtown-Hamilton, the Creggan and the Fleury, flow into the bay of Dundalk.
Fleury and Hirsau are well-known examples.
Basing themselves on St Gregory's counsel to St Augustine, Dunstan, lEthelwold and Oswald adopted from the observance of foreign monasteries, and notably Fleury and Ghent, what was suitable for the restoration of English monachism, and so produced the Concordia Regularis, interesting as the first serious attempt to bring about uniformity of observance among the monasteries of an entire nation.
Other notable Roman Catholic historians of the 17th and 18th centuries were Natalis Alexander, Bossuet, Tillemont, Fleury, Dupin and Ceillier.
With introduction and note by Comte Fleury, Paris, 1901), gives an interesting picture of the congress from its personal and social side.
This Epitoma vitae Roberti regis, which is probably part of a history of the abbey of Fleury, deals rather with the private than with the public life of the king, and its value is not great either from the literary or from the historical point of view.
ANDRE HERCULE DE FLEURY (1653-1743), French cardinal and statesman, was born at Lodeve (Herault) on the 22nd of June 1653, the son of a collector of taxes.
On the death of the regent Orleans in 1723 Fleury, although already seventy years of age, deferred his own supremacy by suggesting the appointment of Louis Henri, duke of Bourbon, as first minister.
Fleury was present at all interviews between Louis XV.
And his first minister, and on Bourbon's attempt to break through this rule Fleury retired from court.
Internal peace was only seriously disturbed by the severities which Fleury saw fit to exercise against the Jansenists.
Fleury had economized in the army and navy, as elsewhere, and when in 1733 war was forced upon him he was hardly prepared.
Fleury was driven by Chauvelin to more energetic measures; he concluded a close alliance with the Spanish Bourbons and sent two armies against the Austrians.
In 1740 Fleury by a diplomatic quibble found an excuse for repudiating his engagements, when he found the party of war supreme in the king's counsels.
Fleury disavowed his own letter, and died a few days after the French evacuation of Prague on the 29th of January 1743.
De Fleury (Strassburg, 1737); C. Frey de Neuville, Oraison funebre de S.E.
Fleury (Paris, 1743); P. Vicaire, Oraison funebre du Cardinal A.
De Fleury (Caen, 1 743); M.
Van Hoey, Lettres et negotiations pour servir d l'histoire de la vie du Cardinal de Fleury (London, 1 743); Leben des Cardinals A.
Fleury (Freiburg, 1743); F.
Morenas, Parallele du ministere du Cardinal Richelieu et du Cardinal de Fleury (Avignon, 1743); Nachrichten von dem Leben and der Verwaltung des Cardinals Fleury (Hamburg, 1744).
Among the friends of Alcuin and the advisers of Charles was Theodulfus, bishop of Orleans and abbot of Fleury (d.
One of the most prominent personages of the century was Gerbert of Aurillac, who, after teaching at Tours and Fleury, became abbot of Bobbio, archbishop of Reims, and ultimately pope under the name of Silvester II.
About the same time in England Oswald of York, who had himself been educated at Fleury, invited Abbo (d.
A greater originality in the method of teaching the ancient languages was exemplified by Fenelon, whose views were partially reflected by the Abbe Fleury, who also desired the simplification of grammar, the diminution of composition, and even the suppression of Latin verse.
Of the ordinary teaching of Greek in his day, Fleury wittily observed that most boys " learned just enough of that language to have a pretext for saying for the rest of their lives that Greek was a subject easily forgotten."
Or reg.) of the 6th century, a palimpsest which once belonged to the monks of Fleury, and by the so-called speculum (m) or collection of quotations formerly attributed to Augustine but probably connected with Spain.
The badge is a green cross fleury; the ribbon is green.
The other two orders wear the cross fleury - Alcantara red, Calatrava green, with corresponding ribbons.
Of all the European nations France was the one on which Jacobite hopes mainly rested, and the warm sympathy which Cardinal Tencin, who had succeeded Fleury as French minister, felt for the Old Pretender resulted in a definite scheme for an invasion of England to be timed simultaneously with a prearranged Scottish rebellion.
Fleury, Etudes revolutionnaires (2 vols., 1851), with which cf.
V.), Cuvillier-Fleury (Portraits politiques et revolutionnaires); E.
AIMOIN (c. 960-c. ioio), French chronicler, was born at Villefranche de Longchapt about 960, and in early life entered the monastery of Fleury, where he became a monk and passed the greater part of his life.
He also wrote a Vita Abbonis, abbatis Floriacensis, the last of a series of lives of the abbots of Fleury, all of which, except the life of Abbo, have been lost.
Of the Miracula Sancti Benedicti, the first book of which was written by another monk of Fleury named Adrevald.
CLAUDE FLEURY (1640-1723), French ecclesiastical historian, was born at Paris on the 6th of December 1640.
He had been some time in orders when Louis XIV., in 1672, selected him as tutor of the princes of Conti, with such success that the king next entrusted to him the education of the count of Vermandois, one of his natural sons, on whose death in 1683 Fleury received for his services the Cistercian abbey of Loc-Dieu, in the diocese of Rhodez.
Fleury, who had been appointed confessor to the young king Louis XV.
Fleury left many works besides his Histoire ecclesiastique.
See C. Ernst Simonetti, Der Character eines Geschichtsschreibers in dem Leben and aus den Schriften des Abts C. Fleury (GÃ¶ttingen, 1746, 4to); C. F.
P. Jaeger, Notice sur C. Fleury, considers coinme historien de l'sglise (Strassburg, 1847, 8vo); Reichlin-Meldegg, Geschichte des Christentums,
Fleury, bishop of Frejus, was appointed his tutor, and the little king was sincerely attached to him.
In 1726 the duke of Bourbon was displaced by the king's tutor, Bishop (afterwards Cardinal) Fleury, who exercised almost absolute power, for the king took little interest in affairs of state.