Crillon

Crillon, a French military captain, born at Mars, in Provence; distinguished himself through five reigns, those of Henry II., Francis II., Charles IX., Henry III., and Henry IV., of the last of whom he became companion in arms, who designated him Le brave des braves, and who wrote to him this famous note after the victory of Arques: “Where were you, brave Crillon? we have conquered, and you were not there.” (1541-1615).

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

Crieff * Crimea
Creswell, Sir Creswell
Creswick, Thomas
Crete
Cretinism
Creusa
Creusot, Le
Creuzer
Crewe
Crichton, James
Crieff
Crillon
Crimea
Crimean War
Crinan Canal
Crispi, Francesco
Crispin
Critias
Criton
Croa`tia and Slavonia
Crockett, Samuel Rutherford
Crœsus

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Crillon in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

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