Sentence Examples


  • Again in the Netherlands, he made a treaty with Francis II., duke of Brittany, whose independence was threatened by the French regent, Anne of Beaujeu, and the struggle with France was soon renewed.
  • Early in 1490 he took a further step and was betrothed to the duchess, and later in the same year the marriage was celebrated by proxy; but Brittany was still occupied by French troops, and Maximilian was unable to go to the assistance of his bride.
  • A short visit to Brittany enabled him, with his father's consent, to arrange for the sale of his property in Poitou.
  • Long periods on the coasts of Brittany and elsewhere, no light was
  • Born in Britain, he went to Brittany where he became abbot of a monastery he had founded.

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