The second Marguerite (1523-1574), daughter of Francis I., was born on the 5th of June, 1523, at St Germain-en-Laye, and, at an age the lateness of which caused lampoons, married Emmanuel Philibert, duke of Savoy, in 1559 Like her aunt and her niece she was a good scholar and strongly interested in men of letters.
After the treaty of Prague, in May 1635, by which the emperor was reconciled with most of the German princes, Richelieu was finally obliged to declare war, and, concluding a treaty of offensive alliance at Compiegne with Oxenstierna, and in October one at St Germain-en-Laye with Bernard of Saxe-Weimar, he proceeded himself against Spain, both in Italy and in the Netherlands.
Elie DECAZES, Duc (1780-1860), French statesman, was born at Saint Martin de Laye in the Gironde.
Of France established at St Germain en Laye an Italian named Mutio; he was a native of Bologna, but of Altare origin.
(1638-1715), king of France, was born at SaintGermain-en-Laye on the 5th of September 1638.
But he was not destined to see its success, being fatally struck with apoplexy at St Germain-en-Laye on September 3rd.
9 and io, London, 1846); Campana di Cavelli, Les Derniers Stuarts a Saint-Germain en-Laye (London, 1871); and Martin Haile Mary of Modena (London, 1905).
Among other noteworthy places are Mokko-Mokko, with the old British fort Anna; Pasar Bintuhan, and Lais (Laye), the former seat of the British resident.
King Francis, then at his court of St Germain-en-Laye, is said to have wept for the loss of such a servant; that he was present beside the death-bed and held the dying painter in his arms is a familiar but an untrue tale.