Montargis


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Montargis

(môNtärzhē`), town (1990 pop. 16,570), Loiret dept., N central France, in Orléanais, near the Montargis Forest. Its manufactures include machinery, electrical equipment, and other light industrial products. Ceded (1188) by the house of Courtenay to the crown, it was (14th and 15th cent.) a royal residence. The town retains a medieval aspect. The younger Mirabeau was born at the nearby castle of Bignon. For the story of the Dog of Montargis, see Aubry de MontdidierAubry de Montdidier
, in French legend, a French courtier of King Charles V, murdered c.1371 near Montargis by one Macaire. The animosity of Aubry's dog toward Macaire was so great that the king ordered trial by combat between the dog and Macaire, armed with a cudgel.
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any poet who should have listened to our talk, for heaven knows how many stages beyond Montargis, would have reaped a harvest of flaming epithet, rapturous description, and very tender confidences.
52) Apparition merveilleuse de trois phantomes dans la foret de Montargis a un bourgeois de la meme Ville (Paris, 1649).
Brit sprint specialist Cavendish broke his duck in the 2010 race on the 187km haul from Epernay, in Champagne heartland, to Montargis with a perfectly-timed dash.
Cavendish won on the mostly flat 116-mile trek from Epernay to Montargis.
5-kilometres stage from Epernay to Montargis, having failed to deliver in Sunday's first stage - when he crashed - and in Wednesday's fourth stage, as he struggled to accelerate with the finish line at his mercy.
5 km fifth stage between [ETH]pernay and Montargis in the north east of France, after leading out his Sky team-mate, Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen), who was third in thrilling a sprint finish won by Briton Mark Cavendish (HTCColumbia) and Germany's Gerald Ciolek (Milram).
Wiggins took a tumble 7km into the stage to Montargis as he attempted to adjust his right shoe in his pedal.
5-kilometres stage from Epernay to Montargis, having failed to deliver in Sunday's first stage - when he crashed - and in the fourth stage, as he struggled to accelerate with the finish line at his mercy.
DISH OF THE DAY: Mark Cavendish crosses the finish line to win the fifth stage of the Tour de France in Montargis
Born into a bourgeois family in Montargis, Girodet became a painter despite his parents' objections.
With respect to the latter (divided) country, the (probably apocryphal) instance of Goethe giving up his position as intendant in Weimar because of the staging of Pixerecourt's Le Chien de Montargis (in which a dog played the lead), has been given symbolic value.
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