He was called Le Gros on account of his great bulk and Lupus on account of his ferocity.
His father, Joseph Louis Lagrange, married Maria Theresa Gros, only daughter of a rich physician at Cambiano, and had by her eleven children, of whom only the eldest (the subject of this notice) and the youngest survived infancy.
He arrived in March, and was able to confine the small British force under Sir Hyde Parker at Gros Islet Bay in Santa Lucia.
The arrival of a Spanish squadron of twelve ships of the line in June gave a great numerical superiority to the allies, and Rodney retired to Gros Islet Bay in Santa Lucia.
(c. 1210-1274), surnamed le Gros, king of Navarre and count of Champagne, was the youngest son of Theobald I.
It boasts of being le plus gros village de l'Europe, and certainly has preserved some of the features of a big village.
Gros de Boze, perpetual secretary of the Academy of Inscriptions andBelles-lettres and keeper of the royal collection of medals.
The principal vines grown in the Medoc are the Cabernet-Sauvignon, which is the most important, the Gros Cabernet, the Merlot, the Carmenere, the Malbec, and the Verdot.
le Gros, annales de sa vie et de son regne (1890); and Etude sur les actes de Louis VII.
Kohler, 1885); for the Societe de 1'Histoire de France (Chronique normande du xiv e siecle, assisted by his brother Emile, 1883); for the Collection de textes relatifs a l'enseignement de l'histoire (Vie de Louis le Gros, by Suger, 1887); for the Collection des documents inedits (Correspondance administrative d'Alfonse de Poitiers, 1894-1900); for the Recueil des historiens de la France (Obituaires de la province de Sens 1904, 1906), &c., and several volumes in the Recueil des catalogues des bibliotheques publiques de France.
On the whole, the opinion of Le Courayer, "qu'il etait Catholique en gros et quelque fois Protestant en detail," seems not altogether groundless, though it can no longer be accepted as a satisfactory summing up of the question.
It was only late in 1858 that Lord Elgin and Baron Gros, the French plenipotentiary (for France joined England in securing simultaneous redress of grievances of her own), were enabled to obtain suitable reparation.
This reverse necessitated fresh operations, and in 1860 Lord Elgin and Baron Gros were directed to return to China, and, at the head of an adequate force, were instructed to exact an apology for the attack on the allied fleets, the ratification and execution of the treaty of Tientsin, and the payment of an indemnity for the expenses of the war.
About a year after the first landing Raymond Le Gros was sent over by Earl Richard with his advanced guard, and Strongbow himself landed near Waterford on the 23rd of August 1170 with 200 knights and about r000 other troops.
Raymond le Gros, Hervey de Montmorency, and the Cogans were also descendants of Nesta, who, by her second husband, Stephen the Castellan, was mother of Robert Fitzstephen.
The castle was built during the 12th century by William le Gros, earl of Albemarle, who chose the site on the top of a steep cliff now called the "Scaur."
Gros, Le Comite de salut public (1893); and E.
Luchaire, Louis le Gros (Paris, 1890), and "Les Premiers Capetiens" in E.
In 2002, GROS published an Occasional Paper entitled ' The raised incidence of Winter Deaths ' .
GROS has prepared sub-national projections for the administrative areas of Scotland that are consistent with the Scotland projection.
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