See also:trouvere, author of the
See also:Roman de la violette . He dedicated his poem (c . 1221) to the Countess
See also:Marie of Ponthieu, wife of
See also:Simon, count of
See also:Dammartin and a niece of
See also:Augustus . The count
See also:Gerard de
See also:Nevers of the
See also:story stakes his domains on the fidelity of his wife Euriant . Lisiard by calumniating Euriant wins the wager, but in the end the traitor is exposed, and, after many adventures, Euriant is reinstated . Another version of the story is given in the Roman du comte de
See also:Poitiers and in the
See also:tale in the Decameron (ii . 9) en which
See also:Shakespeare founded Cymbeline . Lyrics are inserted in the narrative of the Roman de la violette, as they had been in the
See also:Conte de la
See also:rose (1200), known also as Guillaume de Dole . A
See also:prose version, dating from the early 15th century, provided Wilhelmine de Chezy with the material for her libretto of Weber's
See also:opera, Euryanthe (1823) . See Hist. lilt. de la France, xxii . 782, xviii . 76o, xxii .
826; Le comte de Poitiers (ed . F .Michel, 1831); Le Roman de la violette (ed . F . Michel, 1834) ; Le Conte de la rose (ed . Servois, 1893) ; F . Kraus, Ober
See also:Gerbert de Montreuil (
See also:Erlangen, 1897) ; Rudolf Ohle, Shakespeares Cymbeline and
See also:seine romanischen Vorlaufer (Berlin, 189o) . MONTREUIL-SOUS-BOIS, a
See also:town of
See also:northern France in the department of Seine, 5 M . E. of
See also:Paris, on the slope and
See also:summit of a
See also:hill, about 1 m . N. of
See also:Vincennes . Pop . (1906), 35,831 .
Montreuil is specially noted for its extensivepeach orchards . The manufactures include paint, oils and
See also:glass and chemical products . - MONTREUIL-SUR-MER, a town of northern France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Pas-de-
See also:Calais, 24 M . S. by E. of
See also:Boulogne by
See also:rail . Pop . (1906), 2883 . The town with its old citadel and ramparts, due largely to
See also:Vauban, is prettily situated on an
See also:eminence on the
See also:bank of the Canche 10 m. from the
See also:English Channel . The chief buildings are the
See also:church of St Saulve (12th, 13th and 16th centuries), and a hospital founded in 1200 and rebuilt in the 19th century, with a
See also:chapel in the Flamboyant
See also:style . The buildings of the old abbey of Ste Austreberthe, founded originally in the 11th century, still remain . Montreuil is the seat of a sub-
See also:prefect and has a tribunal of first instance and a preparatory
See also:infantry school . The town owes its origin to a monastery established in the 7th century by St Saulve,
See also:bishop of
See also:Amiens .
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