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Bourbon dynasty


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Bourbon dynasty a European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily
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In literature:

Stuarts, that if his dynasty failed the Bourbons must succeed him.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
It was this spirit which in the decaying ripeness of the Bourbon dynasty drove the Louis from Paris to Versailles and from Versailles to Marly.
"Castilian Days" by John Hay
The restoration of the Bourbon dynasty is reckoned possible in France.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 23, September 3, 1870" by Various
At the beginning of the eighteenth century the Bourbon replaced the Hapsburg dynasty.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII." by Arthur Mee
Chateaubriand hated the whole Orleans dynasty, and has not spared the elder Bourbons.
"The International Weekly Miscellany, Volume I. No. 8" by Various
Gaeta, the refuge of the Pope and the fugitive Princes in 1848, now became the ultimate rock of defence of the Bourbon dynasty.
"The Liberation of Italy" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
Decree re-enacted in 1818 by the Bourbon dynasty.
"The Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America" by W. E. B. Du Bois
The Bourbon dynasty reduced brigandage very much, and secured order on the main high-roads.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Then came the end of the imperial dynasty, and the return of the Bourbons.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Garibaldi led them to the mountain city of Salemi, which had opposed the Bourbon dynasty warmly.
"Heroes of Modern Europe" by Alice Birkhead
The allied powers again, on the 7th of July, entered Paris, and the Bourbon dynasty was restored.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Such was the beginning of the dynasty of the Bourbon in Spain.
"A Short History of Spain" by Mary Platt Parmele
What could be more Liberal than the monarchy of Spain up to the accession of the Bourbon dynasty?
"The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain;" by Nathaniel Armstrong Wells
Caffarelli saw that the Bourbon throne was in danger, and with it the fortunes of all who adhered to the dynasty.
"Tony Butler" by Charles James Lever
This time Cuba did not proclaim her loyalty to the Bourbon dynasty, as she had done some sixty years before.
"Cuba" by Arthur D. Hall
The reign of the Bourbon dynasty had opened auspiciously.
"The Evolution of an Empire" by Mary Parmele
Not until then did the latter determine to dethrone Napoleon and restore the Bourbon dynasty.
"A History of Germany" by Bayard Taylor
The revolution has swept away the Bourbon dynasty, tearing up by the roots a plant so poisonous that it polluted the air we breathe.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 3" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
Bourbon dynasty, I, 310.
"Julia Ward Howe" by Laura E. Richards
The Bourbon dynasty was restored in Spain, as well as in France, and Ferdinand VII.
"Mexico" by Susan Hale