St. Helena during Napoleon"s exile: Gorrequer"s diary
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St. Helena during Napoleon"s exile: Gorrequer"s diary by Gideon Gorrequer

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • St. Helena.

Subjects:

  • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Captivity, 1815-1821.,
  • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Contemporaries.,
  • Gorrequer, Gideon, 1781-1841 -- Diaries.,
  • St. Helena.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwith introduction, biographies, notes and explanations, and index of pseudonyms, by James Kemble.
ContributionsKemble, James, 1900-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC211 .G65
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 298 p.
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5719971M
ISBN 100434387606
LC Control Number70397674
OCLC/WorldCa14312

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Napoleon I - Napoleon I - Exile on St. Helena: On Octo , Napoleon disembarked in St. Helena with those followers who were voluntarily accompanying him into exile: General Henri-Gratien Bertrand, grand marshal of the palace, and his wife; the comte Charles de Montholon, aide-de-camp, and his wife; General Gaspard Gourgaud; Emmanuel Las Cases, the former chamberlain; and several . If Sir Hudson Lowe comes out badly in Gorrequer's diary, so also does Lady Lowe, whom Gorrequer detested, and so does Sir Thomas Reade, perhaps the real eminence grise of St Helena. Those are issues for another day St Helena During Napoleon's Exile, Gorrequer's Diary, James Kemble (London ), p. 67 2. [End of ?] Gorrequer p. : John Tyrrell. After his final defeat at Waterloo and his subsequent second exile, Napoleon Bonaparte spent 10 weeks on board the HMS Northumberland as it sailed him to the far-flung reaches of the South Atlantic. His destination was St Helena, a small and windswept island under British control. Almost kilometres west of Africa, St Helena measured only. Napoleon in exile on St Helena, guarded day and night. Introduction The Administration of St Helena during the time of Napoleon’s exile and imprisonment was divided broadly into those engaged in civilian activities, for example, the cultivation of the East India Company’s gardens .

I loved this "diary" of Countess Françoise Elisabeth Bertrand ('Fanny'), who was part of Napoleon's entourage during his exile on St Helena. Lally Brown, who lived for a period in Fanny’s house at Longwood on the island, vividly conjures up the frustrations and boredom, as well as the infighting and jealousies, of island s:   The Countess, Napoleon and St. Helena: In Exile With The Emperor to - Kindle edition by Brown, Lally. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Countess, Napoleon and St. Helena: In Exile With The Emperor to Reviews: Reflections on St Helena, Napoleon's exile, and English attitudes towards Napoleon. John Tyrrell Books and Web Sites (38) The French Properties on St Helena (26) Island Views and Places St Helena During Napoleon's Exile, Gorrequer's Diary, pp . If Sir Hudson Lowe comes out badly in Gorrequer's diary, so also does Lady Lowe, whom Gorrequer detested, and so does Sir Thomas Reade, perhaps the real eminence grise of St Helena. Those are issues for another day St Helena During Napoleon's Exile, Gorrequer's Diary, James Kemble (London ), p. 67 2. [End of ?] Gorrequer p. 3.

He was the eldest son of Georg Wilhelm Janisch of Hamburg, personal secretary to Sir Hudson Lowe during Napoleon’s exile, who in had married Ann Mira, daughter William Seale, and settled on St Helena as a merchant agent and Hanseatic Consul for Hamburg and Bremen. Below: What we all know 25 Fascinating Facts Napoleon on St Helena Napoleon’s last expedition Napoleon codes Napoleon’s Death Bicentenary events Other Stories Read More What we all know Napoleon Bonaparte (15th August to 5th May ), also known as Emperor Napoleon I, was a military and political leader of France whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th .   The Countess, Napoleon and St. Helena: In Exile With The Emperor to eBook: Brown, Lally: : Kindle StoreReviews: 7) C. Shorter, Napoleon and his fellow travellers (), 40, 8) Cockburn's diary was published in Boston, USA, in and in London in ; when entitled Extract from a diary of Rear-Admiral Sir George Cockburn, with particular reference to Gen. Napoleon Bonaparte, on passage from England to St Helena in on board HMS.