The Constable De Bourbon
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The Constable De Bourbon

By William Harrison Ainsworth
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  • THE CONSTABLE DE BOURBON
  • 1878
  • BOOK I.—THE AFFRONT.
  • I. FONTAINEBLEAU.
  • II. FRANÇOIS I.
  • III. LOUISE DE SAVOIE.
  • IV. WHAT PASSED BETWEEN THE KING AND BOURBON.
  • V. THE DAME DE BEAUJEU.
    • END OF THE FIRST BOOK
  • BOOK II.—THE FLIGHT.
  • I. THE SECRET TREATY.
  • II. HOW SAINT-VALLIER REMONSTRATED WITH THE CONSTABLE.
  • III. SHOWING HOW THE PLOT PROGRESSED.
  • IV. THE COMTE DE MAULEVRIER.
  • V. WHAT PASSED IN THE SICK MAN'S CHAMBER.
  • VI. DIANE DE POITIERS.
  • VII. PEROT DE WARTHY.
  • VIII. HOW BOURBON QUITTED THE CHATEAU DE MOULINS,
  • IX. CHANTELLE.
  • X. HOW THE BISHOP OF AUTUN AND THE COMTE DE SAINT-VALLIER WERE
    • ARRESTED.
  • XI. MARCELLINE D'HERMENT.
  • XII. THE CHATEAU DE LALLIÈRES.
  • XIII. THE MOUNTAIN HOSTELRY.
  • XIV. THE MILL AT SAINT-SIMPHORIEN.
  • XV. VIENNE
  • XVI. THE ROCK. IN THE RHONE.
  • XVII. THE INN AT SAINT-ANDRE
  • XVIII. SAINT-CLAUDE.
  • XIX. IN WHAT MANNER BOURBON ENTERED BESANÇON.
    • END OF THE SECOND BOOK
  • BOOK III.—THE CHEVALIER BAYARD.
  • I. HOW THE COMTE DE SAINT-VALLIEr's PARDON WAS OBTAINED.
  • II. HOW BOURBON WAS APPOINTED TO THE COMMAND OP THE IMPERIAL ARMY.
  • III. THE TWO ARMIES IN THE MILANESE.
  • IV. HOW THE DUKE DE BOURBON ENTERED MILAN.
  • V. THE CONTESSA DI CHIERI.
  • VI. HOW BOURBON ASSUMED THE COMMAND OF THE IMPERIAL ARMY.
  • VII. HOW BONNIVET RESOLVED TO RETREAT FROM NOVARA.
  • VIII. IN WHICH BAYARD RELATES HIS DREAM TO DE LORGES.
    • IX. THE RETREAT OF ROMAGNANO.
    • END OF THE THIRD BOOK
  • BOOK IV.—THE SIEGE OF MARSEILLES.
  • I. MONCALIERI.
  • II. THE CASTLE OF MONACO.
  • III. HOW BOURBON WAS PROCLAIMED COMTE DE PROVENCE.
  • IV. SHOWING HOW MARSEILLES WAS FORTIFIED,
  • V. IN WHAT MANNER POMPERANT ENTERED MARSEILLES.
  • VI. "THE BASILISK."
  • VII. THE AMAZONS.
  • VIII. SHOWING HOW THE BISHOP'S PALACE AND THE CHURCH OF SAINT CANNAT
    • WERE DEMOLISHED.
  • IX. LES TRANCHERS DES DAMES.
  • X. HOW POMPERANT FURNISHED A SAFE-CONDUCT TO THE DEPUTIES TO THE KING.
  • XI. HOW TOULON WAS BESIEGED AND TAKEN BY THE MARQUIS DEL VASTO.
  • XII. AVIGNON.
  • XIII. HOW POMPERANT WAS ORDERED FOR, EXECUTION.
  • XVI. THE MINE.
  • XV. HOW THE SIEGE OF MARSEILLES WAS RAISED.
    • END OF THE FOURTH BOOK
  • BOOK V.-THE BATTLE OF PAVIA
  • I. HOW FRANÇOIS I. SET OUT FOR ITALY, AND HOW HE ENTERED MILAN.
  • II. BONNIVET'S LAST INTERVIEW WITH THE COMTESSA DI CHIERI.
  • IV. OF THE STRATAGEM PRACTISED BY ANTONIO DE LEYVA.
  • V. GEORGE VON FRUNDSBERG.
  • VI. HOW FRANÇOIS I. REFUSED TO RAISE THE SIEGE OF PAVIA.
  • VII. IN WHAT MANNER POMERRANT PROCURED A SUPPLY OP POWDER FOR THE
    • GOVERNOR OF PAVIA.
  • VIII. HOW MARCELLINE D'HERMENT CAME TO PAVIA TO SOLICIT HER BROTHER'S
    • PARDON PROM THE KING.
  • IX. HOW PESCARA CAUSED A BREACH TO BE MADE IN THE WALLS OF THE PARK. OF
    • MIRABELLO.
  • X. THE BATTLE.
  • XI. HOW BONNIVET WAS SLAIN BY BOURBON.
  • XII. HOW THE KING SURRENDERED TO THE VICEROY OF NAPLES.
    • BONUM MIHI QUIA HUMILIA STI ME, UT DISCAM JUSTIFICATIONES TUAS.
    • END OF THE FIFTH BOOK.
  • BOOK VI.—CHARLES V.
  • I. HOW FRANÇOIS I. WAS TAKEN TO MADRID, AND CONFINED IN A MOORISH
    • CASTLE.
    • 33?
  • II. HOW THE TREATY OF MADRID WAS SIGNED.
    • END OF THE SIXTH BOOK
  • BOOK VII.—THE SACK OF ROME.
  • I. HOW VON FRUNDSBERG ONCE MORE ENTERED ITALY WITH HIS LANZ-KNECHTS.
  • II. HOW BOURBON COMMENCED HIS MARCH TO HOME.
  • III. HOW BOURBON REACHED THE APENNINES.
  • IV. THE PRINCE OF ORANGE.
  • V. HOW LANNOY VAINLY ATTEMPTED TO ARREST BOURBON'S MARCH.
  • VI. VON FRUNDSBERG'S LAST CAROUSE.
  • VIII. HOW BOURBON AND HIS BANDS ARRIVED BEFORE ROME.
    • VIII. BENVENUTO CELLINI.
  • IX. THE FIRST SHOT FROM THE WALLS.
  • X. IN SAINT PETER'S.
    • THE END.
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