Louis took an active part in the campaign and fought heroically at Jarnac and Moncontour.
But on the 2nd of October the fortress, which had been heroically defended, was taken by assault.
Between 1499 and 1505 they heroically withstood three sieges and repulsed three attacking armies.
Indeed, but for the unceasing simultaneous struggle with the Teutonic knights, the burden of which was heroically borne by Kiejstut, Russian historians frankly admit that Lithuania, not Muscovy, must have become the dominant power of eastern Europe.
Other reverses followed, but the attack on Cuneo was heroically repulsed by the citizens.
On the 18th of October the Swedes invested the fortress-monastery of Czenstochowa, but the place was heroically defended; and after a seventy days' siege the besiegers were compelled to retire with great loss.
The Church Missionary Society came in 1804 and has worked heroically and successfully, though the largest mission now is that of the Wesleyans, who came in 1811, settling first at Sierra Leone.
In 1420 it heroically withstood a protracted siege by Alphonso V.
Margaret did not lack courage, she followed the king on his crusade, and bore herself heroically at Damietta.
Restored to the British in 1762, it was in 1782 heroically but unsuccessfully defended by General Murray.
Gentlemen, I thank you all; all arms have behaved heroically: infantry, cavalry, and artillery.
During the second crusade (1145-1147) Bernard of Clairvaux heroically protested against similar inhumanities.
It was heroically defended against Shapur (Sapor) II., who unsuccessfully besieged it thrice.
The other army corps and all the fortresses followed his example, Komarom, heroically defended by Klapka, being the last to capitulate (Sept.
The attacks of the Sla y s and Avars upon Thessalonica were heroically repulsed by the inhabitants.
The people bore their troubles heroically, and Henry Oldenburg, writing to the Hon.
He strove to play the part of royal captive heroically, but the prison life galled him.
Having adopted the reformed doctrines in 1552 and 1 553, it fell into the hands of the French through treachery, and was heroically and successfully defended against Charles V.