Le-mans Sentence Examples
The barons supported Azo of Liguria, the lawful successor of Herbert II.; the citizens of Le Mans set up a commune, expelled Azo's representatives and made war on the barons.
William had therefore no difficulty in reducing the country, even though Le Mans was assisted by Fulk of Anjou (1073).
Husband and wife met again in 1195, and the queen long survived the king, residing chiefly at Le Mans.
During his father's life-time he had been beaten by Gervais, bishop of Le Mans (1038), but now (10 4 7 or 1048) succeeded in taking the latter prisoner, for which he was excommunicated by Pope Leo IX.
In the case of the latter, the survival of the syllable "man" in Le Mans is due to the stress laid on the vowel; had the vowel been short and unaccented, it would have disappeared.Advertisement
In low a priory was founded at Solesmes and placed under the authority of the abbey of La Couture of Le Mans.
He was present at Coulmiers, Villepion and Loigny-Poupry, in command of a division, and in Chanzy's retreat upon Le Mans and the battle at that place in command of a corps.
In these operations began his intimacy with Marceau, with whom he defeated the Royalists at Le Mans and Savenay.
When he arrived at Le Mans in 1 101, his terminus a quo was probably Lausanne.
He went bare-footed, preceded by a man carrying a staff surmounted with an iron cross; he slept on the bare ground, and lived by alms. At his instigation the inhabitants of Le Mans soon began to slight the clergy of their town and to reject all ecclesiastical authority.Advertisement
He was elected deputy for Le Mans in 1841 with hardly a dissentient voice; but for the violence of his electoral speeches he was tried at Angers and sentenced to four months' imprisonment and a fine, against which he appealed successfully on a technical point.
But after the decisive defeats at Le Mans and Savenay, Cottereau retired again to his old haunts in the wood of Misdon, and resumed his old course of guerrilla warfare.
Four days afterwards Wilbur Wright at Le Mans in France beat all previous records with a flight lasting hour 31 minutes 25-tseconds, in which he covered about 56 m.; and subsequently, on the 11th of October, he made a flight of hour 9 minutes accompanied by a passenger.
In December they were defeated with immense loss at Le Mans and at Savenay.
Instead of profiting by Dumouriezs treachery and the successes in La Vende, the Coalition, divided over the resuscitated Polish question, lost time on the frontiers of this new Poland of the west which was sacrificing itself for the sake of a Universal Republic. Thus in January 1794 the territory of France was cleared of the Prussians and Austrians by the victories at Hondschoote, Wattignies and Wissembourg; the army of La Vende was repulsed from Granville, overwhelmed by Hoches army at Le Mans and Savenay, and its leaders shot; royalist sedition was suppressed at Lyons, Bordeaux, Marseilles and Toulon; federalist insurrections were wiped out by the terrible massacres of Carrier at Nantes, the atrocities of Lebon at Arras, and the wholesale executions of Fouch and Collot dHerbois at Lyons; Louis XVI.Advertisement
In the province of Tours, attempts have been made to define more clearly the centre of the forgeries, and the most recent authorities fix upon Le Mans.
It was quickly suppressed and he thereupon joined the army of the revolted Vendeans, taking part in the battles of Le Mans and of Savenay in December 1793.
And the noise is just mind blowing; not even a Le Mans Jaguar sounds so aggressive, so purposeful.
In 1962 success was achieved again at the 24 hours endurance race at Le Mans.
A good job we were going to Le Mans then.Advertisement
The classic marque which won the 1959 Classic Le Mans 24 Hrs, will feature throughout the weekend.
The car was officially unveiled by Guy Smith, winner of the 2003 Le Mans 24 hour race.
In the last years of the reign of Francis I., cardinal du Bellay was in favour with the duchesse d'Etampes, and received a number of benefices - the bishopric of Limoges (1541), archbishopric of Bordeaux (1544), bishopric of Le Mans (1546); but his influence in the council was supplanted by that of Cardinal de Tournon.
The proposal led to a new civil war; and, although a temporary compromise was arranged, Richard soon sought the help of Philip Augustus, to whom he did homage for all the continental possessions in the actual presence of his father (Conference of Bonmoulins, 18th of November 1188) In the struggle which ensued the old king was overpowered, chased ignominiously from Le Mans to Angers, and forced to buy peace by conceding all that was demanded of him; in particular the immediate recognition of Richard as his successor.
The old road from Alencon down to Le Mans through the sweeping bends under the trees is much more fun.Advertisement
For example, the inspiration for our Lucky 9s collection comes from the Le Mans car race in France…circa 1950s.
If that isn't cool enough, Steve McQueen wore one in Le Mans.
To that end, the company decided to manufacture two cars specifically for the European racing event 24 Hours of Le Mans.