Niort, 1887), s.
Of England; Du Cange, Glossarium (Niort, 1885) s.v.
The state railways served a large portion of western France, their chief lines being from Nantes via La Rochelle to Bordeaux, and from Bordeauxvia Saintes, Niort and Saumur to Chartres.
Favre, Niort, 1883); Paul Hinschius, Kirchenrecht (Berlin, 1869); F.
Niort, 1883) s.v.
ANTONIN PROUST (1832-1905), French journalist and politician, was born at Niort on the 15th of March 183 2.
- Henri de La Rochejacquelein et la guerre de la Vendee d'apres des documents inedits (Niort, 1890); A.
Favre (Niort, 1883, &c.); Sir William Smith and S.
Henschel (Paris, 1840-1850) includes these supplements and also further additions by the editor, and this has been improved and published in ten volumes by Leopold Favre (Niort, 1883-1887).
Favre (Niort, 1883, &c.); Migne, Encyclopedie theologique, series i.
ISAAC DE BEAUSOBRE (1659-1738), French Protestant divine, was born at Niort on the 8th of March 1659.
FRANCOISE D'[[Aubigne MAINTENON, Marquise De]] (1635-1719), the second wife of Louis XIV., was born in a prison at Niort, on the 27th of November 1635.