I can't think why his nieces put it off.
His pride and ambition were gratified by the foundation of a sort of dynasty of his nephews and nieces, whose hands were sought by the noblest in the realm.
Since 1805 there has existed an institution, Maison d'education de la Legion d'Honneur, for the education of the daughters, granddaughters, sisters and nieces of members of the Legion of Honour.
for Innocent X., and the marriage of Mazarins two nieces with the duke of Modena and a prince Of the house of Savoy, made Spain anxious about her Italian possessions.
Gerald had two married sisters and a passel of nieces and nephews – all of whom he was openly proud.
The peace of the Pyrenees was a decisive event in his personal history as well as in that of France, for one of its most important stipulations referred to his marriage, He had already been strongly attracted to one of the nieces of Mazarin, but reasons of state triumphed over personal impulse; and it was agreed that the new friendship with Spain should be cemented by the marriage of Louis to his cousin, the Infanta Maria Theresa.
was his alliance with the German Evangelical princes, as a counterpoise to the persistent hostility of Charles V., who was determined to support the hereditary claims of his nieces, the daughters of Christian II., to the Scandinavian kingdoms. War was actually declared against Charles V.
Peter visited England several times, one of his nieces, Eleanor of Provence, being the wife of the English king Henry III., and another, Sancha, wife of Richard, earl of Cornwall.
The nobles who had hoped to set up the League again, half counting upon the king of Spain, were held in The check by Mazarin with the golden dowries of his adminisnumerous nieces, and were now employed by him in tration of warfare and in decorative court functions; while Mzasin.
In this connexion it is noticeable that, as Ino tended her nephew Dionysus, so at the Matralia the participants prayed for the welfare of their nephews and nieces before that of their own children.
He returned to Paris in declining health, and did not long survive the unhealthy sojourn on the Bidassoa; after some political instruction to his young master he passed away at Vincennes on the 9th of March 1661, leaving a fortune estimated at from 18 to 40 million livres behind him, and his nieces married into the greatest families of France and Italy.
It was led by Lord Lovel, Richards chamberlain and admiral; but the insurgents dispersed when Henry marched against them with a large force (1486), and Lovel took refuge in Flanders with Margaret of York, the widow of Charles the Bold of Burgundy, whose dower towns were the refuge of all English exiles, and whose coffers were always open to subsidize plots against her nieces husband.
The family gathered in this three-storeyed building, with its back windows looking over the Elbe and its front door opening on a great garden, was latterly Luther and his wife, their three sons and two daughters, Magdelena von Bora, Catherine's aunt, two orphan nieces and a grandniece.
He left his wife for a mistress, Elizabeth Holland, was in discord with his family, and lived to see his two nieces, Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard, and his son Surrey, the fiery-tempered poet, go in turn to the block.
Gerald had two married sisters and a passel of nieces and nephews â€“ all of whom he was openly proud.
bedlam retro cube which is still puzzling my nieces!
Macaulay never married, but was inordinately fond of his sisters and of his nieces.
Halloween pumpkins for the nephews and nieces.
At the very least the definition should be expanded to include nephews and nieces and more distant blood relatives.
If there are grand nephews or nieces that are particularly interested, then they would also be considered.
A few days ago, I thought I'd found the perfect Christmas gift for my little nieces in India.
During their imprisonment, Francis Dacre, Leonard's third brother, thought the time opportune for despoiling his nieces of their patrimony.
outlived most of her nephews and nieces as well.
With him ended the earldom of Norwich, while the representation of the Mowbrays and Segraves passed to his nieces, the Ladies Stourton and Petre, the abeyance of the two baronies being determined in 1878 in favour of Lord Stourton.
So many of the fashion trends start with teens who are often more edgy and willing to try new and exciting things, so it's still really fun to check out teen magazines and check in with my nine teenage nieces and nephews!
When it comes to girls' nightgowns, sizing doesn't have to be exact, which is helpful when buying for nieces or granddaughters if you're not sure on size.
Your rewards can be designated for your own children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins or simply a close friend.
Grandparents spending in Oregon can benefit their grandchildren in Minnesota while aunts and uncles in New York can help out their nephews and nieces in Florida.
Mothers, grandmothers, daughters, aunts, wives, sisters, and nieces all deserve to have something special to open on Christmas morning!
When she asks about your family, mention how close you are to your youngest siblings or nieces and nephews, and how much fun you have with kids in the family.
Nieces Kelly and Blair struggle with their problems and dysfunctions while Kelly's mother Melinda languishes in a mental institution and Dorian's own daughter Cassie struggled with a psychotic break.
Also in the Cortlandt family tree are Palmer's nieces and nephew via his sister Bess.
Cozy pajamas are great gifts for nieces and nephews in college.
Parton has no children but is actively involved in raising her nieces and nephews.
Descendants, such as grandchildren, nieces or nephews, of any of the above listed relatives also fulfill the requirement.
iii.; for his early life to Cousin's Jeunesse de Mazarin (1865, and for the careers of his nieces to Renee's Les Nieces de Mazarin (1856).
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