Sentence Examples


  • But Francis of Lorraine, elected emperor in that year, sent an army to the kings support, which in 1746 obtained a signal victory over the Bourbons at Piacenza.
  • The Habsburgs and the Bourbons The decline of French influence at the close of the reign of Louis XIV.
  • Left the Habsburgs and the Spanish Bourbons without ~ serious rivals.
  • The Spanish Bourbons held Naples and Sicily, as well as the duchy of Parma.
  • Parma and Piacenza were assigned to Marie Louise, daughter of the Austrian emperor and wife of Napoleon, on behalf of her son, the little Napoleon, but by subsequent arrangements (1816-1817) the duchy was to revert at her death to the Bourbons of Parma, then reigning at Lucca.

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