exile on the continent

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  • For twenty years he remained an exile on the continent. Cited from The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3), by James Anthony Froude
  • He became estranged from the majority of his family and spent much of his life in self-imposed exile on the Continent.
  • Together they were in contact with Charles Stuart, later Charles II, then in exile on the continent.
  • In 1591 he converted to Catholicism, and lived in exile on the continent for some years.
  • Another brother, Geoffrey, was suspected of treason, and went into exile on the Continent.
  • Newcastle considered the situation hopeless, and sailed from Scarborough with his senior officers to go into exile on the Continent.
  • The Marlboroughs were forced into exile on the continent, and did not return until after the Queen's death in 1714.
  • The Marlboroughs went into exile on the continent, and did not return until after Queen Anne's death in 1714.
  • He was released on 4 August 1643, but on condition that he should go into exile on the Continent and not serve the king.
  • Eadberht had apparently previously been in exile on the continent under the protection of Charlemagne, and his rebellion has been seen as serving Frankish interests.
  • For political reasons the Marlboroughs went into exile on the Continent until they returned the day after the Queen's death on 1 August 1714.
  • The scandal ruined Lady Mary's chances of marrying the King's son, and Lord Beauchamp went into exile on the continent.
  • It was only the landowners who were ordered west of the Shannon and who went into exile on the Continent - the ordinary people were allowed to stay on in their homes to serve as tenants for their new landlords.
  • In 1463 Fortescue accompanied Queen Margaret and her court in their exile on the Continent, and returned with them to England in 1471.
  • It was a cheaper place to live in than Paris, and it was conveniently close to England, when he had quite made up his mind whether to be an exile on the Continent, or to go back to his own country and be a martyr in prison. Cited from Little Novels, by Wilkie Collins
  • English separatist congregations in exile on the Continent during 1580-90s probably provide a conduit for early English Anabaptist traditions.
  • Now enters upon the scene the redoubtable Owen Swiney, who plays a short but brilliant part in the theatrical world, and next, with all his money gone, enters upon a twenty years' exile on the Continent. Cited from The Palmy Days of Nance Oldfield, by Edward Robins
  • Monmouth claimed that Charles had actually secretly married his mother, Lucy Walter, while in exile on the continent (if true this event would make Monmouth the legitimate heir to the throne).
  • Dillon's estates were confiscated by the 1652 Cromwellian Settlement, and he and his family lived in exile on the Continent until the Restoration.
  • The next day, the Marquess of Newcastle, the King's Captain-General in the north, and several of his senior officers, took ship from Scarborough and went into exile on the continent, abandoning the fight.
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