Eugénie, Empress of France

Standard Name: Eugénie,, Empress of France
Used Form: Eugenie, Empress of France
Used Form: Eugénie de Montijo

Connections

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Friends, Associates Ethel Smyth
ES 's many other friends included writer Maurice Baring , Lady Ponsonby , the Empress Eugénie of France, Vernon Lee , and Vita Sackville-West .
Collis, Louise. Impetuous Heart: The Story of Ethel Smyth. William Kimber, 1984.
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St John, Christopher. Ethel Smyth. Longmans, Green, 1959.
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Friends, Associates Maria Theresa Longworth
MTL had no recognized relationship with the Empress , though she later claimed to have been introduced to her many years earlier. She may have hoped to gather information for a biography of the Prince Imperial
Residence Maria Theresa Longworth
She was prompted to move to South Africa when she learned that Empress Eugénie , widow of Napoleon III , would be travelling there to visit the grave of her son, who had been killed...
Textual Features Queen Victoria
It covers the state visit of Louis-Napoleon and Eugénie , and QV 's return visit to Paris with Albert .
Victoria, Queen, and Raymond Mortimer. Leaves from a Journal. Privately printed, 1888.
Textual Production Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL 's last novel, She Dwelt with Beauty (on the married life of the Empress Eugénie , about whom she had already published a play), appeared posthumously.
Hall, Sir Julian Henry. “Men Against Destiny”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 2489, p. 661.
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Elizabeth Northcote, Countess of Iddesleigh, Susan Lowndes Marques, and Marie Belloc Lowndes. “List of Books by Mrs Belloc Lowndes, Foreword”. Diaries and Letters of Marie Belloc Lowndes, 1911-1947, edited by Susan Lowndes Marques and Susan Lowndes Marques, Chatto and Windus, 1971, pp. prelims, 1 - 3.
prelims
Textual Production Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL 's five plays run from What Really Happened (which appeared in print as a novel by late July 1926 before being adapted for the stage) to The Empress Eugénie, 1938.
Elizabeth Northcote, Countess of Iddesleigh, Susan Lowndes Marques, and Marie Belloc Lowndes. “List of Books by Mrs Belloc Lowndes, Foreword”. Diaries and Letters of Marie Belloc Lowndes, 1911-1947, edited by Susan Lowndes Marques and Susan Lowndes Marques, Chatto and Windus, 1971, pp. prelims, 1 - 3.
prelims
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
1277 (22 July 1926): 497
British Library Catalogue.
Travel Queen Victoria
QV and Prince Albert's state visit to Louis-Napoleon and Eugénie was the first visit to Paris by an English monarch since 1431.
Munich, Adrienne. Queen Victoria’s Secrets. Columbia University Press, 1996.
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Timeline

January 1853
Napoleon III married Eugénie de Montijo , daughter of a Spanish nobleman.
January 1853
Following Napoleon III 's marriage to Eugénie de Montijo , English female hairstyles followed the fashionable French example.
1855
When Napoleon III and his wife, the Empress Eugénie , visited Queen Victoria , Eugénie brought the first crinoline to England with her.
January 1858
In an unsuccessful assassination attempt, Felice Orsini , a follower of Mazzini , threw a bomb at the carriage of Napoleon III and Eugénie as they made their way to the Opera House in Paris.
16 November 1869
The Suez Canal was formally opened by Empress Eugénie of France.