Valois

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Valois French royal house from 1328 to 1589
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Usage

In literature:

Jeanne de Valois might have sat, though she probably did not, for Becky Sharp.
"Historical Mysteries" by Andrew Lang
The dauphin Francis of Valois, son of Francis Ist, inhabited it also in 1531.
"Rouen, It's History and Monuments" by Théodore Licquet
Charles of Valois was first chosen, and after him the Duke of Athens, who took up his residence in the city.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
The House of Valois was always friendly to literature.
"The Great Book-Collectors" by Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
La Motte Valois, 39, 40.
"The French Revolution" by R. M. Johnston
If war continued after as before, it was merely to decide between the two claimants, Charles de Valois and Henry of Lancaster.
"The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)" by Anatole France
Farther back, a Valois gleamed metallically above the shadowed bas-reliefs of its depths.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Her daughter, Margaret of Valois, recalled her father by her gentle manners.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
They occupied Betz, Thury-en-Valois, and Nanteuil-le-Haudouin.
"World's War Events, Vol. I" by Various
His "Memoires" tell the story of his early experiences here in his beloved Valois country.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
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In poetry:

This goodly weapon, forged where Seine
By Fontainebleau and Paris flows,
And many a painted Palace shows
These emblems of the Valois' reign,
For centuries unseen has lain
Within the sea's dark tomb.
"The Armada Gun" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
"Valois is dead, and Bourbon's Line
No longer fills my country's throne.
But death dear France shall never own!
Once more of late her joy was mine,
Once more for her my flames could shine,
My thunder echo clear.
"The Armada Gun" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell

In news:

The Schuyler County Historical Society's Brick Tavern Museum will be hosting Walt Gable 's presentation on Valois Castle at 11 am on Nov 17 at the museum, 108 N Catharine St, Montour Falls.
The Schuyler County Historical Society's Brick Tavern Museum will be hosting Walt Gable's presentation on Valois Castle at 11 am on Nov 17 at the museum, 108 N Catharine St, Montour Falls.
Valois takes medalist honors at US Mid-Am.
Canada's Antoine Valois -Fortier surprises with Olympic bronze in judo.
Valois Young Jr, a retired US Air Force Master Sergeant, and retired NOAA Meteorologist and 11-year area resident, died Saturday, May 26, 2012 in Damascus, PA.
Son of the late Valois Young Sr. And Gladys Bradstreet Young, he was born July 11, 1935 in Vinalhaven, ME.
Valois was an avid Boston Red Sox fan since 1941.
Retired Officer Peter Kneeland visits with his sister Susan Carridan, left, and friend Lynn Valois, right, during his 60th birthday celebration at the Beaumont Nursing Center in Worcester Sunday Sept 5, 2010.
Sydney Green, 11, carries a flag with her breakfast at Valois restaurant in President Obama's neighborhood.
Antoine Valois-Fortier won bronze in in judo and Christine Girard earned third place weightlifting.
She was the beloved daughter of Edwin Rickson and Rachel (Valois) Rickson, both of Woonsocket, and the beloved partner of Ryan Gaughan of Portland.
Karen De Valois, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
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