Jacques Coeur

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  • By his means the fine was reduced within a sum which Jacques Coeur could pay. Cited from Memoirs of Popular Delusions V3, by Charles MacKay
  • Jacques Coeur, who is still in love with Catherine, would like to keep her at his place.
  • The money for this war was advanced, for the most part, by Jacques Coeur. Cited from Memoirs of Popular Delusions V3, by Charles MacKay
  • Jacques Coeur, however, was not destined to lead it to victory. Cited from A Little Tour In France, by Henry James
  • Accompanied by Barnaba both women escape to Bourges, to their friend Jacques Coeur.
  • Jacques Coeur, temporarily established at Montpellier, became a great and a celebrated merchant. Cited from A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times, V.3 of 6, by Guizot
  • Old Jacques Coeur, of France, giving his fleets to his country -- there was a man of millions and imagination combined. Cited from Editorials from the Hearst Newspapers by Brisbane
  • Jacques Coeur was born at Bourges at the close of the fourteenth century. Cited from A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times, V.3 of 6, by Guizot
  • In Bourges Catherine makes new friends, she meets Jacques Coeur and his wife Macee.
  • The cathedral is not the only lion of Bourges; the house of Jacques Coeur is an object of interest scarcely less positive. Cited from A Little Tour In France, by Henry James
  • We will quote but two instances of Jacques Coeur's financial connection, not with courtiers, however, but with the royal family and the king himself. Cited from A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times, V.3 of 6, by Guizot
  • Many a man succeeds with but one of these to help him forward: and it would have been strange indeed, if Jacques Coeur, who had them all, should have languished in obscurity. Cited from Memoirs of Popular Delusions V3, by Charles MacKay
  • Considerable profits were realised by the shipowners and merchants, who, like Jacques Coeur, employed ships for the purpose of carrying on these large and lucrative commercial operations. Cited from Manners, Custom and Dress During the Middle Ages, by Paul Lacroix
  • The chateau in Menetou-Salon is a stop on the Route Jacques-Coeur, a tour of various French historic sites.
  • In the 15th century, the great financier of King Charles VII, Jacques Coeur, acquired the eastern Renaison area.
  • Two figures arise from among the people -- a poor herd girl, that very Jeanne Darc of whom we were speaking, and a burgher named Jacques Coeur. Cited from Lost Illusions, by Honore De Balzac [Tr.: Ellen Marriage]
  • Those that grew extremely wealthy in a feudal state ran constant risk of running afoul of the monarchy and having their lands confiscated, as famously occurred to Jacques Coeur in France.
  • But the striking mansion of all is that of Jacques Coeur, the Bourges jeweller, father of an Archbishop of this his native city. Cited from In Troubadour-Land, by S. Baring-Gould
  • It was probably a partial repayment of the two hundred thousand crowns lent by Jacques Coeur to the king at this juncture, according to all the contemporary chroniclers. Cited from A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times, V.3 of 6, by Guizot
  • Later, Jacques de Montmorin inherited the place and sold it to Jacques Coeur in 1448 for the sum of two thousand gold crowns.
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