Robert, duke of
See also:Chartres, was
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See also:October 1867 . In 1889, at the instance of his
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See also:Siberia to Siam . In the course of their travels they crossed the
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See also:Geographical Society of
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See also:Tongking . From this point he set out for
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See also:Irrawaddy, a brilliant geographical achievement which secured the medal of the Geographical Society of Paris and the
See also:cross of the
See also:Legion of
See also:Honour . In 1897 he revisited
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See also:political differences arising from this trip led to a duel with the comte de
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See also:Saigon on the 9th of
See also:August . Prince
See also:Henri was a somewhat violent Anglophobe, and his diatribes against
See also:Great Britain contrasted rather curiously with the cordial reception which his position as a traveller obtained for him in
See also:London, where he was given the gold medal of the Royal Geographical Society .
DUKE OF FERDINAND PHILIP LOUIS CHARLES HENRY ORLEAN...
DUCHESS HENRIETTA ORLEANS
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