The Duchess of Berry and the Court of Charles X

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Adélaïde, Madame, remains of, reinterred in Saint-Denis, 27.
Almoner, Grand, the, 90.
Ampulla, the holy, containing the coronation oil, 127.
Angoulême, Duke of, his character and qualities, 48et seq.; deserves credit for his part in the Spanish expedition, 49; marriage of, to the daughter of Louis XVI., 50.
Angoulême, Duchess of, 51et seq.; her character and habits, 51; her apartments, 52; her charity, 52, 53; brusqueness of, 55; not deceived, 55,56; affection of Charles X. for, 57; absent from the expiatory solemnity at Paris, 173; insulted at the review of the National Guard, 203.
Arques, Château of, reception of the Duchess of Berry at, 267.
Aumale, Duke d', 73.
Avant, Pendant, Après, Scribe drama, 262.
Barrère, advocates the destruction of the royal tombs at Saint- Denis, 22.
Barthélemy, celebrates the coronation in verse, 159.
Berry, the Duke of, remains interred in Saint-Denis, 38.
Berry, Duchess of, present at the death of Louis XVIII., 3; her optimism, 9; her friendship for the Duchess of Angoulême, 58; her character and manner, 58, 59; her love of freedom, 59; her gaiety, 60; the queen of elegance, 61; never meddled in politics, 62; led an active life, 63; very charitable, 64, 65, 67; her pleasure house Rosny, 65; instances of her charity and kindness of heart, 67et seq.; her devotion to France and to her son, 70; her affection for her aunt, the Duchess of Orleans, 74; refuses to make an arrangement with Madame Feuchères, 88; her household, 114et seq.; order in her household, 121; triumphant journey of, in the west of France, 224et seg.; at Chambord, 224; in the Vendée, 225et seq.; at Nantes, 229; lays the corner-stone of a monument in honor of the Vendéan victories, 231; at Bordeaux, 233et seq.; in the Pyrenees, 235; returns to Paris, 236; brilliancy of her society, 237; the Mary Stuart ball given by her, 237; takes the Gymnase theatre under her protection, 258; her relations with Scribe, 265; her affection for Dieppe, 266; the incidents of her visits there, 267et seq.; her kindness of heart shown at Dieppe, 270; her journey in the south of France, 292et seq.; at Grenoble, 293.
Bonapartism believed to be dead, 10.
Bordeaux, enthusiasm over the Duchess of Berry in, 234.
Bordeaux, the Duke of, 4, 6; and his sister, warned by their governess against flattery, 181, 182;


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