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n. (obsolete form of charter English)

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Palais-Royal, and then, through a narrow staircase, to the apartments of the Duchess de Chartres.

London it was dark, and there were the first hints of fire on the horizon, the crunch of bombs as the Ju88S pathfinders operating out of Chartres and Rennes in France laid the flares that would lead in the heavy bombers following.

The van went slowly back and forth on Burgundy, Dauphine, Bourbon, Royal, Chartres, all of the more famous streets.

Normandy and Anjou were badly defended, and their nobles were already half in revolt, while the forces of France, Flanders, Boulogne, Chartres, Champagne, Poitou, and Britanny were allied against Henry.

It begins by recounting the follies of the court, passes on to the discussion of politics and philosophy, deals with the ethical systems of the ancients, and hints at a new system of his own, and is everywhere enriched by wide reading and learning acquired at the schools of Chartres and Paris London could boast of the historian Ralph of Diceto, always ready with a quotation from the classics amid the court news and politics of his day.

The oldest surviving labyrinth formed a stepping-stone path laid into the floor of the nave of Chartres Cathedral.

The chapel had been designed as a miniature of Chartres, and boasted some features of that enormous cathedral, including a rose window and, now, a labyrinth.

He clicked on a slide of the Chartres labyrinth, and offered the same historical and architectural background I'd heard on the audiotape.

The Duchess de Chartres had written some charming poetry on that amusing affair.

He admired some of the pictures at the Louvre and most of the sculpture, preferred Sainte-Chapefle to Notre-Dame, took refuge from Sacr&Coeur in the Saint-Pieffe-de-Montmartre, spent an afternoon in Versailles, a day at Chartres, wandered through Les Halles (and ate one of the best luncheons he had in Paris in the packed company of solid merchants and stall-holders testing the meat and cheese they had sold that morning), explored the various little quartiers, looked at Paris from all sides of the Eiffel Tower, loitered at the bookstalls when he meant to be walking through more museums, got some almost-exercise in the parks, took in a couple of night clubs and three movies, tried several restaurants with stars before their names (he balanced this expenditure with bistros and Left Bank brayseries), and blessed the prevalence of the French caM as pleasant easement for tired feet.

All New France had been ceded by the treaty of Paris in 1763, but the little garrison of forty men still held Fort Chartres.

Me he sent speeding through the village to tell Captain Bowman to patrol the outskirts of the town, that no runner might get through to warn Fort Chartres and Cohos, as some called Cahokia.

Learning that, unbelievably, Clisson lived, Craon escaped from the city, galloped as far as Chartres and thence to Brittany.

A canon of Chartres who had given him shelter was deprived of his benefices and condemned to perpetual abstinence in prison on bread and water.

Eddy stopped at the bank machine on the corner of Chartres and St.