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Du. Edingen, town (1991 pop. 10,258), Hainaut prov., W central Belgium. It is a tourist center and has industries that manufacture linen and lace. Enghien was founded in the 11th cent. and became a trade center. It passed to the Bourbon family in the 15th cent., but was sold (1606) by Henry IV of France to the house of LiègeLiège,
Du. Luik, Ger. Lüttich, city (1991 pop. 194,596), capital of Liège prov., E Belgium, at the confluence of the Meuse and Ourthe rivers, near the Dutch and German borders.
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. The title of duke of Enghien remained with the Condé branch of the house of Bourbon.
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The group about Mortemart immediately began discussing the murder of the Duc d'Enghien. The vicomte said that the Duc d'Enghien had perished by his own magnanimity, and that there were particular reasons for Buonaparte's hatred of him.
It was an anecdote, then current, to the effect that the Duc d'Enghien had gone secretly to Paris to visit Mademoiselle George; that at her house he came upon Bonaparte, who also enjoyed the famous actress' favors, and that in his presence Napoleon happened to fall into one of the fainting fits to which he was subject, and was thus at the duc's mercy.
"There wasn't any trouble over treaties when it was a question of shooting the poor Duc d'Enghien."
He saw that these tracks tended toward the wall; on the other side he found similar tracks, then footprints of horses and then signs of a troop of cavalry which had moved away in the direction of Enghien. He could no longer cherish any doubt that the cardinal had been carried off by the three prisoners, since the prisoners had disappeared at the same time; and he had hastened to Saint Germain to warn the queen of that disappearance.
The set-up was reminiscent of trotting racing at Vincennes or Enghien, but you could get a drink and something to eat without queuing for long and there was plenty of comfortable seating.
While there are over 150 courses, it is the Paris tracks - Auteuil and Enghien - that dominate.
But on October 9 in the ornately appointed town hall of Enghien, Belgium, they realized their dream in a simple ceremony officiated by the mayor and attended by family and friends from around the world.
By Scott Burton French jump racing said farewell to enghien yesterday with a success for course specialist Miss De champdoux and Johnny charron in the Prix Leopold d'Orsetti Grande course de haies.
He won six times over hurdles in his home country, including a Grade One event and also scored twice over fences at Enghien and Auteuil in the autumn before joining the Hob Hill Farm team.
Voix Du Reve followed a ten-length win in a 2m1f hurdle at Nancy in September with an equally impressive victory over the same trip at Enghien in November, after which he was snapped up by Andrea and Graham Wylie.
Musardo joined Venetia Williams after finishing fourth in a chase at Enghien in May.