Broglie, Victor François, Duc de (17181804)

Broglie, Victor François, Duc de, marshal of France, distinguished in the Seven Years' War, being “a firm disciplinarian”; was summoned by royalty to the rescue as “war god” at the outbreak of the Revolution; could not persuade his troops to fire on the rioters; had to “mount and ride”; took command of the Emigrants in 1792, and died at Münster (17181804).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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