AVRANCHES, a town of north-western France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Manche, 87 m.
The value per acre of land, which exceeds 48 in the departments of Seine, Rhne and those fringing the north-west coast from Nord to Manche inclusive, is on the average about 29, though it drops to 16 and less in Morbihan, Landes, Basses-Pyrnes, and parts of the Alps and the central plateau.
CAEN - - Calvados, Manche, Orne.
CAEN alvados, Eure, Manche, Orne, Sarthe, Seine Infrieure.
Of La Manche, on the 21st of June 1828.
COUTANCES, a town of north-western France, capital of an arrondissement of the department of Manche, 7 m.
LEOPOLD VICTOR DELISLE (1826-), French bibliophile and historian, was born at Valognes (Manche) on the 24th of October 1826.
CHERBOURG, a naval station, fortified town and seaport of north-western France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Manche, on the English Channel, 232 m.
MONT ST MICHEL, a rocky islet of western France, off the coast of the department of Manche, some 6 m.
BARFLEUR, a small seaport of north-western France, overlooking the Bay of the Seine, in the department of Manche, 222 m.
CHARLES FRANCOIS LEBRUN, duc de Plaisance (1739-1824), French statesman, was born at St-Sauveur-Lendelin (Manche) on the 19th of March 1739, and in 1762 made his first appearance as a lawyer at Paris.
Returned to the Legislative Assembly in 1849 by his native department of Manche, he voted with the anti-republican party, but devoted his principal attention to subjects connected with science and education.
Lieder der Manche and Nonnen, 1899, by the same; Dialogues of the Buddha, by Rhys Davids, 1899; Die Reden Gotamo Buddhas, by Neumann, 3 vols., 1899-1903; Buddhist Psychology, by Mrs Rhys Davids, 1900.
FORTUNE DU BOISGOBEY (1824-1891), French writer of fiction, whose real surname was Castille, was born at Granville (Manche) on the lath of September 1824.
JEAN FRANCOIS MILLET (1814-1875), French painter, who came of a peasant family, was born on the 4th of October 1814 in the hamlet of Gruchy, near Greville (La Manche), in the wild and picturesque district called La Hague.
40, La Chouannerie dans le Morbihan (1793-1794); Sarot, Les Tribunaux repressifs ordinaires de la Manche en matiere politique pendant la premiere Revolution (Paris, 1881), 4 vols.; Th.
JULES AMEDEE BARBEY D'AUREVILLY (1808-1889), French man of letters, was born at Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte (Manche) on the 2nd of November 1808.
OCTAVE FEUILLET (1821-1890), French novelist and dramatist, was born at Saint-LO, Manche, on the I i th of August 1821.