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  • To the maritime ports mentIoned above must be added the river pcsrts of Bayonne (on the Adour), Bordeaux (on the Garonne), Nantes (on the Loire), Rouen (on the Seine).
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  • - Aire, Tarbes, Bayonne.
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  • The Jewish parishes, called synagogues, are grouped into departmental consistories (Paris, Bordeaux, Nancy, Marseilles, Bayonne, Lille, Vesoul, Besancon and three in Algeria).
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  • The Midi (Southern) has lines radiating from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Agen, to Bayonne via Tarbes and Pau, and to Cette via Carcassonne, Narbonne and Bziers.
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  • From Bordeaux there is also a direct line to Bayonne and Irun (for Madrid), and at the other end of the Pyrenees a line leads from Narbonne to Perpignan and Barcelona.
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  • The defences, of the Spanish frontier consist of the entrenched camps of Bayonne and Perpignan and the various small forts darrt of the Pyrenees.
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  • His ancestors, it is believed, came from Scotland, and settled at Bayonne when that region was occupied by the English.
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  • of Spain, exiled to Bayonne after the accession of Philip V.
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  • Mallet, at the Creusot works in Bayonne.
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  • Another convention of the same date allowed him to send 28,000 French troops into Spain for the occupation of Portugal, an enterprise in which a large Spanish force was to help them; 40,000 French troops were to be cantonned at Bayonne to support the first corps.
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  • Napoleon journeyed to Bayonne and remained there.
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  • The claimants, each not knowing of the movements of the other, crossed the Pyrenees, and Ferdinand on his arrival at Bayonne found himself to be virtually a prisoner in the hands of the emperor.
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  • If the story is correct, his acts at Bayonne showed once more his custom of biding his time in order to take an overwhelming revenge.
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  • Napoleon's perfidy at Bayonne was so flagrant as to strip from him the mask of a champion of popular liberty which had previously been of priceless worth.
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  • Austria meanwhile had begun to arm as a precautionary measure; and Napoleon, shortly after his return from Bayonne to Paris, publicly declared that, if her preparations went on, he would wage against her a war of extermination.
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  • With the garrisons of Biscay, Navarre, and a reserve at Bayonne, their strength was about 75,000 men.
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  • In it Battle of King Joseph met with a crushing defeat, and, after Vitoria, it, the wreck of his army, cut off from the Vitoria- June 21, Bayonne road, escaped towards Pampeluna.
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  • It was now late and the Allies, after moving a few miles down both banks of the Nivelle, bivouacked, while Soult, taking advantage of the respite, withdrew in the night to Bayonne.
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  • The next day Wellington closed in upon Bayonne from the sea to the left bank of the Nive.
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  • He could not pass to that bank with his whole force while Soult held Bayonne, without exposing his own communications through Irun.
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  • where Soult barred his way across the road to Bayonne.
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  • The allied army was now divided into two portions by the Nive; and Soult from Bayonne at once took advantage of his central position to attack it with all his available force, first on the left bank and then on the right.
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  • The losses in the four days' fighting in the battles before Bayonne (or battles of the Nive) were - Allies about 5000, French about 7000.
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  • Wellington's left, under Hope, watched Bayonne, while Beresford, with Hill, observed the Adour and the Joyeuse, the right trending back till it reached Urcuray on the St Jean Pied de Port road.
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  • Exclusive of the garrison of Bayonne and other places, the available field force of Soult numbered about 41,000, while that of the Allies, deducting Hope's force observing Bayonne, was of much the same strength.
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  • It had now become Wellington's object to draw Soult away from Bayonne, in order that the allied army might, with less loss, cross the Adour and lay siege to the place on both banks of the river.
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  • Wellington, convinced that no effort to bridge below Bayonne would be expected, decided to attempt it there, and collected at St Jean Pied de Port and Passages a large number of country vessels (termed chasse-marees).
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  • Then, leaving Hope with 30,000 men to watch Bayonne, he began an enveloping movement round Soult's left.
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  • Wellington's object in this was at once attained, for Soult, leaving only 10,000 men in Bayonne, came out and concentrated at Orthes on the Pau.
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  • Bayonne was then invested on both banks as a preliminary to the siege.
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  • Unfortunately, after Toulouse had fallen, the Allies and French, in a sortie from Bayonne on the 14th of April, each lost about 1000 men: so that some io,000 men fell after peace had virtually been made.
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  • As early as 1293 trade was carried on with Bayonne, and six years later a receiver of customs on wool and wool-fells is mentioned at Weymouth, while wine was imported from Aquitaine.
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  • The new king's decision to go to meet Napoleon at Bayonne was largely inspired by him.
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  • to Bayonne).
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  • By it the only important possessions remaining in English hands were Calais, Bordeaux, Bayonne and Brest.
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  • JACQUES LAFFITTE (1767-1844), French banker and politician, was born at Bayonne on the 24th of October 1767, one of the ten children of a carpenter.
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  • One of the earliest and most determined of the partisans of a constitutional monarchy under the duke of Orleans, he was deputy for Bayonne in July 1830, when his house in Paris became the headquarters of the revolutionary party.
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  • Eventually he joined Du Vergier at his country home near Bayonne, and spent some years teaching at the bishop's college.
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  • Talleyrand disapproved of the Spanish policy of Napoleon which culminated at Bayonne in May 1808; and the stories to the contrary may in all probability be dismissed as idle rumours.
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  • On Talleyrand now fell the disagreeable task of entertaining at his new mansion at Valencay, in Touraine, the Spanish princes virtually kidnapped at Bayonne by the emperor.
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  • With his colleague Jacques Pinet (1754-1844) he established at Bayonne a revolutionary tribunal with authority in the neighbouring towns.
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  • The French Pays Basque forms part of the arrondissements of Bayonne and Mauleon.
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  • Older than these divisions, the date of which is uncertain, the ancient limits of the dioceses of Pamplona, Bayonne and Calahorra, probably corresponded more nearly to the boundaries of the ancient tribes, the Autrigones, the Caristi, the Varduli and the Vascones, with their still differing dialects, than do these civil provinces.
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  • and Luy, and on the right by the Midouze, which is formed by the union of the Douze and the Midour, and is navigable for 27 m.; now taking a south-westerly course it receives on the left the Gave de Pau, which is a more voluminous river than the Adour itself, and flowing past Bayonne enters the sea through a dangerous estuary, in which sandbars are formed, after a total course of 208 m., of which 82 are navigable.
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  • north of Bayonne, where it found a new entrance into the sea at the end of the 14th century.
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  • But at length the frontier was passed, and Soult forced back into his entrenched camp at Bayonne.
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  • He spent his leisure and his fortune in the search for documents bearing on the old Basque and Bearnese provinces; and the fruits of his studies in the archives of Bayonne, Toulouse, Pau, Perigord and other cities were embodied in forty-five MS. volumes, which were sent by his son Gabriel to Colbert.
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  • The proverbs were edited by Francisque Michel (Paris, 1847), and the supplement by P. Hariston (Bayonne, 1892) and by V.
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  • After some delay the peace was concluded at Bayonne in 1388.
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  • The Louvre also possesses some good examples, and many others are dispersed in various public collections, as in the Musee Bonnat at Bayonne, at Munich, Hamburg, Bremen, Frankfort, Dresden, Basel, Milan, Florence and Oxford, as well as in private hands all over Europe.
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  • BAYONNE, a city of Hudson county, New Jersey, U.S.A., occupying the peninsula (about 52 m.
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  • Bayonne is served by the Central of New Jersey and by the Lehigh Valley railways (the latter for freight only), and by electric railway lines to Newark and Jersey City.
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  • Besides having a considerable share in the commerce of the port of New York, Bayonne is an important manufacturing centre; among its manufactures are refined petroleum, refined copper and nickel (not from the ore), refined borax, foundry and machine-shop products, tubular boilers, electric launches and electric motors, chemicals (including ammonia and sulphuric and nitric acids), iron and brass products, wire cables and silk goods.
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  • In 1905 the value of its factory product was $60,633,761, an increase of 57.1% over that of 1900, Bayonne ranking third in 1905 among the manufacturing cities of the state.
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  • Bayonne, which comprises several former villages (Bayonne, Bergen Point, Pamrapo and Centerville), was settled about 1665-1670 by the Dutch.
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  • JEAN BERNARD JAUREGUIBERRY (1815-1887), French admiral, was born at Bayonne on the 26th of August 1815.
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  • of Bayonne.
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  • BAYONNE, a town of south-western France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Basses-Pyrenees, 66 m.
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  • Bayonne, a first-class fortified place, is situated at the confluence of the Adour and its left-hand tributary, the Nive, about 3 m.
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  • Grand Bayonne lies on the left bank of the Nive; the two squares which lie close together at the mouth of that river constitute the most animated quarter of the town.
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  • Petit Bayonne lies between the right bank of the Nive and the Adour; Saint Esprit, dominated by a citadel which is one of the finest works of Vauban, occupies the right bank of the Adour.
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  • The cathedral of Ste Marie in Grand Bayonne is an imposing Gothic structure of the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries.
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  • The Vieux-Chateau, also in Grand Bayonne, dates from the 12th and 15th centuries and is built upon a portion of the old Roman fortifications; it is used for military purposes.
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  • Bayonne is the seat of a bishopric and of a subprefect; it has tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a chamber of commerce, a lycee, a school of music, a library, an art museum with a large collection of the works of the painter Leon Bonnat, and a branch of the Bank of France.
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  • The commerce of Bayonne is much more important than its industries, which include the manufacture of leather and of chocolate.
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  • In the 3rd century Bayonne (Lapurdum) was a Roman military post and the principal port of Novempopulana.
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  • It is thought that on this occasion the plans were formed for the massacres of St Bartholomew, a crime in which Bayonne took no part, in 1572.
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  • In 1814, after a severe siege, Bayonne was occupied by the English (see Peninsular War).
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  • Dulaurens, Etudes historiques sur la ville de Bayonne (3 vols., Bayonne, 1862-1875); E.
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  • Ducere, Bayonne historique et pittoresque (Bayonne, 1893), Histoire topographique et anecdotique des rues de Bayonne (Bayonne, 1894); H.
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  • Leon, Histoire des juifs de Bayonne (Paris, 1893).
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  • Bayonne, New Jersey >>
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  • During this time Dunois in Guienne was taking Bordeaux and Bayonne.
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  • The chief manufacturing centres in ($ 1 05, as judged by the value of their products, were Newark 1 5 0, 0 55, 2 77), Jersey City ($75,740,934), Bayonne ($60,633,761), Paterson ($54,673,083), Perth Amboy ($34,800,402), Camden ($33,5 8 7, 2 73), and Trenton ($32,719,945).
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  • The kings of England were yet to reign at Bordeaux and Bayonne for two hundred and fifty years.
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  • Its cause was simple; France was incomplete as long as the English king ruled at Bordeaux and Bayonne, and far up the valleys of the Garonne and the Adour.
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  • By 1374 little was left of the great possessions which the English had held beyond the Channel save Calais, and the coast slip from Bordeaux to Bayonne, which formed the only loyal part of the duchy of Guienne.
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  • After two long truces, which filled the years 1390-1395, a definitive peace was at last concluded, by which the English king kept Calais and the coaststrip of Guienne, from Bordeaux to Bayonne, which had never been lost to the enemy.
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  • Bordeaux and Bayonne still remained safe under the English banner.
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  • F with Though every town that they held was eager to revolt, and though they were hopelessly outnumbered in every quarter, they kept a tight grip on the greater part of Normandy, and on their old domain in the Bordelais and about Bayonne.
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  • had dealt with Bordeaux and Bayonne as he had already dealt with Normandy, and had met with no better resistance while completing the conquest.
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  • The lower course of the Adour forms the boundary between Basses-Pyrenees and Landes; it enters' the sea a short distance below Bayonne over a shifting bar, which has often altered the position of its mouth.
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  • The Nive, a beautiful river of the Basque country, takes its rise in Spain; after flowing past St Jean-Pied-de-Port, formerly capital of French Navarre and fortified by Vauban to guard the pass of Roncevaux, it joins the Adour at Bayonne.
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  • from Bayonne, there are large metallurgical works, the Forges de l'Adour, and chemical works.
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  • "Bayonne hams" and other table delicacies are prepared at Orthez.
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  • There is a considerable fishing population at Bayonne and St Jean-de-Luz.
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  • Bayonne is the principal port.
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  • The railway lines of Basses-Pyrenees, the chief of which is that from Bayonne to Toulouse via Orthez and Pau, belong to the Southern Company.
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  • The department has five arrondissements - Pau, Bayonne, Oloron, Orthez and Mauleon, divided into 41 cantons and 559 communes.
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  • It constitutes the diocese of Bayonne, comes within the educational circumscription.
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  • Pau, the capital and seat of a court of appeal, Bayonne, Oloron, Biarritz, Orthez, EauxBonnes, and St Jean-de-Luz are the principal towns.
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  • Cassini, obtained employment, first in surveying the coast from Nantes to Bayonne, then, in 1 739, in remeasuring the French arc of the meridian.
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  • and the Black Prince, the only possessions of England in a liberated but ruined France were Bayonne, Bordeaux, Brest, Cherbourg and Calais.
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  • of Spain, at Bayonne, and by the duke of Alvas persecutions of the reformed church of the Netherlandsa daughter-church of Geneva, like their own.
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  • He stumbled unawares upon the revolt of a proud national spirit, evolved through ten historic centuries; and the trap of Bayonne, together with the enthroning of Joseph Bonaparte, made the contemptible prince of the Asturias the elect of popular sentiment, the representative of religion and country.
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  • Meanwhile Napoleon a/tacks had advanced to Bayonne on the frontier, whither, at Spain.
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  • envoy, General Savary, to lure him by specious promises to the frontier, and across it to Bayonne, where he was confronted with his parents and Godoy in a scene of pitiful degradation.
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  • Charles's generals avoided pitched battles, and contented themselves with defensive and guerrilla tactics, with the result that in 1380 only Bayonne, Bordeaux, Brest and Calais were still in English hands.
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  • The food is top notch, with exquisite treats like Bayonne ham and figs or poached cod with saffron and chili.
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  • JEAN DU BELLAY (c. 1 4931 56 0), French cardinal and diplomat, younger brother of Guillaume du Bellay, appears as bishop of Bayonne in 1526, member of the privy council in 1530, and bishop of Paris in 1532.
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  • The chief towns of these districts are Algiers,, Bayonne, Besancon, Bordeaux, Boulogne, Brest, Chambry, Charleville, Dunkirk, ~pinal, La Rochelle, Le Havre, Lille, Lyons, Marseilles, Montpllier, Nancy, Nantes, Nice, Paris, Perpignan,Rouen, St-Malo,Valenciennes.
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  • - When operations recommenced in February 1814 the French line extended from Bayonne up the north bank of the Adour to the Pau, thence bending south along the Bidouze to St Palais, with advanced posts on the Joyeuse and at St Jean Pied de Port.
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  • CHARLES MARTIAL ALLEMAND LAVIGERIE (1825-1892), French divine, cardinal archbishop of Carthage and Algiers and primate of Africa, was born at Bayonne on the 31st of October 1825, and was educated at St Sulpice, Paris.
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  • Despite the benevolent intentions announced to the Spaniards in his proclamation dated Bayonne, 23rd of June 1808, all reconciliation between them and the French was impossible after Napoleon's treatment of their de facto king, Ferdinand VII.
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  • Other departure ports include San Francisco, CA; San Diego, CA; Bayonne, NJ; and Seattle, WA.
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  • Bayonne, NJ: Another northeastern port with limited itineraries from a select group of cruise lines.
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  • C. Wolley Dod found N. maximus growing between Dax and Bayonne, probably naturalised.
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