Antoine Philippe, Duke of Montpensier

Antoine Philippe, Duke of Montpensier

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. May 1807, Salthill, England) was a son of Louis Philippe d'Orl ans (1747-1793) and his duchess LouLouis Antoine Philippe d'Orl ans, duc de Montpensier (3 July 1775, Palais-Royal, Paris - 18 ise Marie Ad la de de Bourbon. This made him the younger brother of Louis-Philippe, later king of the French-Antoine had a deep affection for him, and they were only ever separated during the Reign of Terror and the events that followed, between 1793 and 1797. In 1791, Antoine Philippe was made sous-lieutenant as aide-de-campe in his brother's regiment. (His brother was then the duke of Chartres and known as "G n ral galit .") He was made adjutant-general before the battle of Jemmapes, at which he and his brother fought. In Paris at the time of the trial of Louis XVI, he unsuccessfully persuaded his father not to vote for the king's death. Whilst adjutant-general in the arm e du Var, he was arrested at the same time as all the other Bourbons in April 1793 and imprisoned in fort Saint-Jean at Marseille.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6133995521
  • 9786133995529