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Constable of France and other military historiettes. by Grant, James

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Published by G. Routledge & Sons in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Military history.,
  • Adventure and adventurers.,
  • Military biography -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy James Grant.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 366 p.
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23290628M

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The Constable of France (French: connétable de France, from Latin comes stabuli for 'count of the stables'), as the First Officer of the Crown, was one of the original five Great Officers of the Crown of France (along with seneschal, chamberlain, butler, and chancellor) and Commander in Chief of the , theoretically, as Lieutenant-general of the King, outranked all the nobles and was. Bertrand du Guesclin, (born c. , La Motte, near Dinan, France—died J , Châteauneuf-de-Randon), national French hero, an outstanding military leader during the early part of the Hundred Years’ War (–). After attaining the highest military position as constable of France in The Constable books in order. Click the title for additional information about the books, where available - and look out, too, for the Heartbeat editions, sometimes of a single novel, sometimes an omnibus edition of several titles (check the full publications listing for details). Constable on the Hill (original edition ); New Joffe Books edition available in paperback and Kindle editions. The Constable of France -- The Chevalier d'Artagnan, captain-lieutenant of the Mousquetaires du roi -- The traitor and his victim; or, The story of the unfortunate Major André -- Story of Private Thomas Keith, who became aga of the Mamelukes and governor of Medina -- A memoir of General Wolfe -- Sir Andrew Wood of Largo, captain of the "Yellow.

From Book 1: Evans Above is the first novel in Rhys Bowen's popular Constable Evans Mystery Series. Evan Evans is a young police constable who has traded in the violence of city life for idyllic Llanfair, a Welsh village tucked far away from trouble. Bertrand du Guesclin (c. – 13 July ), nicknamed "The Eagle of Brittany" or "The Black Dog of Brocéliande ", was a Breton knight and an important military commander on the French side during the Hundred Years' War. From to his death, he was Constable of France for King Charles : c. , Broons. Modern Text Enter the CONSTABLE of France, the Lord RAMBURES, ORLÉANS, DAUPHIN, with others The CONSTABLE of France, Lord RAMBURES, ORLÉANS.   This is the first general biography of Charles de Bourbon, Constable of France (), to appear for some time. The events of Bourbon's life form a dramatic and compelling story, centering on his treasonable plot to dismember France in Pages: