Amboise


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Am·boise

 (äN-bwäz′)
A town of west-central France on the Loire River east of Tours. Leonardo da Vinci is said to be buried in the chapel of its Gothic chateau.

Amboise

(French ɑ̃bwaz)
n
(Placename) a town in NW central France, on the River Loire: famous castle, a former royal residence. Pop: 11 457 (1999)
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He was Georges d'Amboise, created a cardinal by Alexander VI.
Thereupon a eulogy of the marvellous fish, with a thousand delicate allusions to the young betrothed of Marguerite of Flanders, then sadly cloistered in at Amboise, and without a suspicion that Labor and Clergy, Nobility and Merchandise had just made the circuit of the world in his behalf.
Four years after the scene we have just described, two horsemen, well mounted, traversed Blois early in the morning, for the purpose of arranging a hawking party the king had arranged to make in that uneven plain the Loire divides in two, which borders on the one side Meung, on the other Amboise. These were the keeper of the king's harriers and the master of the falcons, personages greatly respected in the time of Louis XIII., but rather neglected by his successor.
Habia llegado dos anos y medio antes, invitado por el rey Francisco I, quien despues de encontrarse en Bolona con el papa Leon X para firmar el Acuerdo (Concordat de 1515) se reunio con Da Vinci y le propuso que viajara a Amboise.
1519: Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist and man of science, died at the Chateau Cloux near Amboise. 1670: King Charles II granted a permanent charter to the Hudson's Bay Company to open up the fur trade in North America.
| 1519: Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist and man of science, died at the Chateau Cloux near Amboise. | 1670: King Charles II granted a permanent charter to the Hudson's Bay Company to open up the fur trade in North America.
1519: Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist and man of science, died at the Chateau Cloux near Amboise. 1859: Jerome K Jerome, novelist whose Three Men In A Boat sold more than one million copies, was born in Walsall.
1519: Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist and man of science, died at the Chateau Cloux near Amboise, pictured above in a portrait by Lattanzio Querena (1768-1853).
The Loire Valley town of Amboise will kick off festivities marking the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death in style on Thursday, with the French and Italian presidents topping the bill.
Sabato added that the investigation into da Vinci's DNA might also resolve controversy regards "his presumed remains in the tomb in Amboise, France."
class="MsoNormalWhile constructing in quake-prone regions, a research desk at Amboise Tezenas Institute advices that you consult a professional to learn how to make your home sturdier, such as bolting bookcases to wall studs, installing strong latches on cupboards, and strapping the water heater to wall studs.
Friar Jean de la Fontaine, guardian and confessor of the Franciscan Friary in Amboise, became Joan's spiritual confessor.