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Brittany & Its Byways   By: (1805-1878)

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BRITTANY & ITS BYWAYS

SOME ACCOUNT OF ITS INHABITANTS AND ITS ANTIQUITIES; DURING A RESIDENCE IN THAT COUNTRY.

BY MRS. BURY PALLISER

[Illustration: Vignette: St. Michael's Mount]

WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS

London

1869

CONTENTS

Contents. List of Illustrations. Britanny and Its Byways. Some Useful Dates in the History of Brittany. Chronological Table of the Dukes of Brittany. Index. Transcribers' Notes

CONTENTS.

CHERBOURG Mont du Roule Visit of Queen Victoria Harbour, 1 Breakwater Dock Yard, 2 Chantereyne Hôpital de la Marine, 3 Castle Statue of Napoleon I. Library Church of La Trinité, 4 Environs Octeville, 5 Lace school of the Soeurs de la Providence, 11.

QUERQUEVILLE Church of St. Germain, 5 Château of the Comte de Tocqueville, 6.

TOURLAVILLE Château, 7 Crêpes, 11.

MARTINVAST Château, 12.

BRICQUEBEC Castle History, 12 Valognes, 14.

ST. SAUVEUR le Vicomte Demesne History, 15 Castle Convent Abbey, 16.

PÉRIERS, 17 La Haye du Puits, 17 Abbey of Lessay Mode of Washing Inn signs, 18 Church, 19.

COUTANCES Cathedral Churches, 19 Fête of St. Fiacre, 20.

GRANVILLE Situation History Church, 21 View from the "Roc" Bathing machines Defeat of the Vendean army Death of La Rochejacquelin, 22 Costume of the Women Environs St. Pair, 23.

AVRANCHES Extensive View Scene of Absolution of Henry II. Cemetery, 24.

PONTORSON Story of the Lady Typhaine, 24 Government by Du Guesclin Mont St. Michel, 25 Chapel of St. Aubert Visits of English kings Pilgrimages of Kings of France, 26 Convent of "La Merveille," 27 Isle of La Tombeleine Prison, 28 The Iron Cage, 29.

DOL DE BRETAGNE Street Architecture, 30 Cathedral, 31 Tomb of Bishop James Chapel of St. Samson, 32 Monks, 33 Dyke, 34 Menhir, 35 Château of Combourg, 36 Chateaubriand, 37.

CANCALE Oysters, 37 Wretched public vehicles, 38 Bay, 39.

ST. MALO Situation, 39 Sea wall, 40 Tomb of Chateaubriand Memorials of him, 41 Watch dogs, 42 Castle History, 43 DINARD, 44.

DINAN Ascent of the Rance Statue of Du Guesclin, 44 Siege of 1359 Duel of Du Guesclin and Thomas of Cantorbéry, 45 Castle of Montfilant Story of Gilles de Bretagne, 46 Lunatic Asylum Castle of Dinan, 50 Church of St. Sauveur, 51 Museum, 52 Environs Château of La Bellière, 54 Château of La Garaye Count Claude de la Garaye and his Wife, 57 Jugon, 61 Castle of La Hunaudaye, 62 Legend of La Hunaudaye, 63 Forest of La Hunaudaye The Chouan War, 66.

LAMBALLE Jeanne la Boiteuse War of Succession, 67 Temple of Lanleff, 68 Tradition of the blood spots, 70.

ST. BRIEUC Palais de Justice Tour de Cesson, 71 Church of Notre Dame Review of his army by James II. of England, 72.

GUINGAMP Situation Fishing in the Trieux Sanctuary of Notre Dame du Bon Secours "Frérie blanche," 72 Fountain of Duke Peter Women of Guingamp Knitting and spinning Ransom for Du Guesclin, 74 Chapel of St. Leonard patron saint of prisoners Curious charms against fever, 75.

PAIMPOL Château de Boisgelin, 75 Abbey of Beauport, 76 Situation of Paimpol Suspension bridge of Lézardrieux, 80 Château of La Roche Jagu, 81.

PONTRIEUX Castle of La Roche Derrien, 82 "War of the two Jeannes" Church of Langoat Monument of Ste. Pompée, 83 Burial customs Excellence of roads in Brittany, 84.

KERMARTIN St. Ives, 84 Inscription at his birthplace Interior of a Breton dwelling, 86 Church of Minihy Tréguier Will of St. Ives, 87.

TRÉGUIER Cathedral Burial place of St. Ives, 88 Constable Clisson, 89 Cemetery, 90 Skull boxes, 91... Continue reading book >>




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