Here his title was recognized by a synod called by Bernard of Clairvaux at Etampes.
He reigned little more than a year, dying on the 26th of December 1458, and was succeeded by his nephew Francis II., son of his brother Richard, count of Etampes.
ETAMPES, a town of northern France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Seine-et-Oise, on the Orleans railway, 35 m.
Etampes is a long straggling town hemmed in between the railway on the north and the Chalouette on the south; the latter is a tributary of the Juine which waters the eastern outskirts of the town.
A fine view of Etampes is obtained from the Tour Guinette, a ruined keep built by Louis VI.
In the square there is a statue of the naturalist, Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, who was born in Etampes.
The subprefecture, a tribunal of first instance, and a communal college are among the public institutions of Etampes.
The lordship of Etampes, in what is now the department of Seine et Oise in France, belonged to the royal domain, but was detached from it on several occasions in favour of princes, or kings' favourites.
Louis, the brother of Philip the Fair, became lord of Etampes in 1317 and count in 1327; he was succeeded by his son and his grandson.
raised the countship of Etampes to the rank of a duchy for his mistress Anne de Pisseleu D 'Heilly.
Cond resumed civil war with the support of Spain, because he was not given Mazarins place; but though he defeated the royal army at Blneau, he was surprised at Etampes, and nearly crushed by Turenne at the gate of SaintAntoine.
Its terms, however, were not carried out, and during the war which was the inevitable result of the massacre of Vassy in March, L'Hopital, whose dismissal had been for some time urged by the papal legate Hippolytus of Este, found it necessary to retire to his estate at Vignay, near Etampes, whence he did not return until after the pacification of Amboise (March 19, 1563).
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