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Aiguillon

Place

The Aiguillon is a river in southern France, a tributary of the Cèze. It is the departments of Gard, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. The source of the River Aiguillon is on Mont Bouquet, west of Lussan. It flows through Lussan, Les Concluses, Goussargues where it joined by the Merderis and it flows into the Cèze upstream of La Roque-sur-Cèze.

  • also known as Les Concluses

Character

Aiguillon is a fictional character from the 1919 film Madame DuBarry.

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Google previewThe Memoirs of a Physician... an Historical Romance (1894)

by Alexandre Dumas, Auguste Maquet

d'Aiguillon is an officer, what is called a sword; give him your ...

Google previewJoseph Balsamo (1898)

An Historical Romance by Alexandre Dumas

d'Aiguillon is an officer, what is called a sword; give him your ...

Google previewA New System of Geography: Hungary, Transylvania, Sclavonia, Dalmatia, Turkey in Europe, Portugal, Spain and France (1762)

by Anton Friedrich Büsching, Patrick Murdoch

Aiguillon is a little town, seated on the Garonne, at the influx of the Lot, and having a castle. This place is a dutchy and peerage, and carries on a considerable trade in hemp, tobacco, grain, wine and brandy. In the year 1346, it held out a siege ...

Google previewA New System of Geography (1762)

In which is Given, a General Account of the Situation and Limits, the Manners, History, and Constitution, of the Several Kingdoms and States of the Known World by Anton Friedrich Büsching

Aiguillon is a little town, seated on the Garonme, at the influx of the Lot, and having a castle. This place is a dutchy and peerage, and carries on a confiderable trade in hemp, tobacco, grain, wine and brandy. In the year 1346, it held out a fiege ...

Google previewRemarks on Several Parts of Europe, Relating Chiefly to Their Antiquities and History, Collected Upon the Spot in Several Tours Since ... 1723 ... (1738)

Aiguillon is a Duche-Pairie, and was first erećted as such in favour of M. de Pui-Laurens by Lewis XIII.That Duke dying without Issue Male,it was conferred upon Mademoiselle de Vignerod, Niece ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

Thus d'Aiguillon was blamed for having provoked the coup d'etat of Gustavus III., king of Sweden, in 1772, although the instructions of the comte de Vergennes, the French ambassador in Sweden, had been written by the minister, the duc de ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Hundred Years War (2006)

by John A. Wagner

See TAXATION AND WAR FINANCE AIGUILLON, SIEGE OF (1346) Running from April to August 1346, the unsuccessful French siege of the Gascon town of Aiguillon seriously weakened the French military position throughout southwestern ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (2016)

11th Edition by Various Authors

du Plessis Richelieu, duc d'Aiguillon, had to fight simultaneously the estates and the parliament, and had a formidable adversary in L. R. de C. de la Chalotais.

Google previewTHE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF THE SOCITEY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE VOL. 1 PART II (1842)

Aiguillon held the office of military commandant of Brittany when General Bligh made a descent on the French coast at the bay of St. Cas near St. Malo in 1758. The English general had already marched into the interior of the province with ...

Google previewDictionary of National Biography (1909)

by Sir Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee

has a circumstantial story relating how, on hearing of the victory at Crecy, Manny obtained from the Duke of Normandy, son of KingPhilip,then besieging Aiguillon, a safe-conduct to go to the English king by land, but was arrested at ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

shelly, Ostrea, Aiguillon. Sand, Landes. marly. Lenzinite, St. Severe.

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