Louis Marie De La Haye, Vicomte De Cormenin >>
While the body of the noblesse formed the high court, the court of the burgesses was composed of twelve legists (probably named by the king) under the presidency of the vicomte - a knight also named by the king, who was a great financial as well as a judicial officer.
There were some thirty-seven cours de bourgeoisie (several of the fiefs having more than one), each of which was under the presidency of a vicomte, while all were independent of the court of burgesses at Jerusalem.
It is true that the king had a revenue, collected by the vicomte and paid into the secretum or treasury - a revenue composed of tolls on the caravans and customs from the ports, of the profits of monopolies and the proceeds of justice, of poll-taxes on Jews and Mahommedans, and of the tributes paid by Mahommedan powers.
His Son, Victor Ambroise, Vicomte De Lanjuinais (1802-1869), was also a politician, becoming a deputy in 1838.
He was followed in 1883-1884 by Vicomte Ch.
- Vicomte Ch.
His brother Alexandre, vicomte de Beauharnais, married Josephine Tascher de la Pagerie (afterwards the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte) and had two children by her - Eugene de Beauharnais and Hortense, who married Louis Bonaparte, king of Holland, and became mother of Napoleon III.
Claude de Beauharnais, comte des Roches-Baritaud, uncle of the marquis and of the vicomte de Beauharnais, served in the navy and became a vice-admiral.
Jean Baptiste's brother, Jacques-Marie, Vicomte Cavaignac (1773-1855), French general, served with distinction in the army under the republic and successive governments.
Corps in the retreat from Moscow, and eventually became Vicomte Cavaignac and inspector-general of cavalry.
Lasserre (Paris, 1907); on 1832 see La Vendee, by Vicomte A.
Villele's successor was the vicomte de Martignac, who took Decazes for his model; and in the speech from the throne Charles declared that the happiness of France depended on "the sincere union of the royal authority with the liberties consecrated by the charter."
- During the Thirty Years' War the neighbourhood of Freiburg was the scene of a series of engagements between the French under Louis de Bourbon, duc d'Enghien (afterwards called the great Conde), and Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, vicomte de Turenne, and the Bavarians and Austrians commanded by Franz, Freiherr von Mercy.
Odet De Foix, Vicomte De Lautrec >>
The vicomte de Spoelberch de Lovenjoul (1836-1907) was well known in France as the author of [[[Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve|Sainte-Beuve]] inconnu (1901), La Genese d'un roman de Balzac (1901), Une Page perdue de H.
Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Prince de Martignes, marquis and duc de Villars and vicomte de Melun >>
Gall and the Vicomte A.
Francois, vicomte de Curel >>
LOUIS MARIE DE LA HAYE CORMENIN, VICOMTE DE (1788-1868), French jurist and political pamphleteer, was born at Paris on the 6th of January 1788.
Le vicomte E.
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.
His father, whose Christian name was the same, was avocat du roi a la Table de Marbre du Palais, and also held the position of maitre des eaux et forets in the vicomte (or bailliage, as some say) of Rouen.
Laurens was designated with the vicomte de Noailles to arrange the terms of the surrender, which virtually ended the war, although desultory skirmishing, especially in the South, attended the months of delay before peace was formally concluded.
Henri, Vicomte De Bornier >>
The decrees of the 4th of August, proposed by those noble patriots the duc dAiguillon and the vicomte de Noailles, who had already on the 23rd of June made armed resistance to the evacuation of the Hall of Assembly, August 4.
See also Le Salon de Madame Necker, by the Vicomte d'Haussonville (2 vols., 1882), compiled from the papers at Coppet; Ch.
ANDRE BONIFACE LOUIS RIQUETI, VICOMTE MIRABEAU DE (1754-1792), brother of the orator Mirabeau, was one of the reactionary leaders at the opening of the French Revolution.
And xxiv.; Eugene Berger, Le Vicomte de Mirabeau(Mirabeau Tonneau), 1 7541 79 2 (1904); and for a list of contemporary pamphlets, &c., M.
In the absence of Decazes a new favourite was found to amuse the king's old age, Madame du Cayla (Zoe Talon, comtesse du Cayla), a protegee of the vicomte Sosthene de la Rochefoucauld and consequently a creature of the Ultras.
For various episodes, see Vicomte de Reiset, La Comtesse de Balbi (Paris, 1908; contains a long bibliography, chiefly of memoirs concerning the emigration, and is based on documents); J.
Nicoullaud, Paris, 1907), the Vicomte L.
The vicomte was a nice-looking young man with soft features and polished manners, who evidently considered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of the circle in which he found himself.
The vicomte bowed and smiled courteously in token of his willingness to comply.
"The vicomte knew the duc personally," whispered Anna Pavlovna to one of the guests.
"The vicomte is a wonderful raconteur," said she to another.
"How evidently he belongs to the best society," said she to a third; and the vicomte was served up to the company in the choicest and most advantageous style, like a well-garnished joint of roast beef on a hot dish.
The vicomte wished to begin his story and gave a subtle smile.
The vicomte told his tale very neatly.
May I? he added in a low voice so as not to disturb the vicomte who was continuing his story.
She returned to the group where the vicomte was still talking, and again pretended to listen, while waiting till it would be time to leave.
Monsieur le Vicomte quite rightly supposes that matters have already gone too far.
"It is the Buonapartists who say that," replied the vicomte without looking at Pierre.
It was evident that he did not like the vicomte and was aiming his remarks at him, though without looking at him.
The vicomte merely shrugged his shoulders.
"Rousseau's Contrat Social," said the vicomte with a tolerant smile.
But when she saw that Pierre's sacrilegious words had not exasperated the vicomte, and had convinced herself that it was impossible to stop him, she rallied her forces and joined the vicomte in a vigorous attack on the orator.
"I should like," said the vicomte, "to ask how monsieur explains the 18th Brumaire; was not that an imposture?
The vicomte who was meeting him for the first time saw clearly that this young Jacobin was not so terrible as his words suggested.
Prince Hippolyte laughed spasmodically as he stood in the porch waiting for the vicomte whom he had promised to take home.