Sentence Examples

  • He was educated at Harpeth academy, and in 1825 entered the navy as midshipman, circumnavigating the globe in the "Vincennes," during a cruise of four years (1826-1830).
  • (1337-1380), king of France, called THE Wise, was born at the château of Vincennes on the 21st of January 1337, the son of John II.
  • The matter was still unsettled when Charles died at Vincennes on the 16th of September 1380.
  • The parlement, which had confused political power with judiciary administration, was given to understand, in the session of April 13, 1655, at Vincennes, that the era of political manifestations was over; and the money expended by Gourville, Mazarins agent, restored the members of the parlement to docility.
  • To force his partisan Cardinal Wilhelm Egon von Furstenberg (set FURSTENBERO: House) into the electoral see of Cologne; the bombardment of Genoa; the humiliation of the pope in Rome itself by the marquis de Lavardin; the seizure of the Huguenot emigrants at Mannheim, and their imprisonment at Vincennes under pretext of a plot, precipitated the conflict.

How would you define Vincennes? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus