§ 595.Death of Bourbon-Condé

19th century:
§595. Revolution of July; Death of Bourbon-Condé (July-August 1830): I-41.

A siege in a city, and by night assaulted,
Few escaped; not far from the sea being the conflict.
A lady of pleasure, returning of the memories of his late son.
A poison and letters hidden in the hearth.

(Siege en cité, & de nuict assaillie,
Peu eschapes: non loing de mer conflict.
Femme de joye, retours filz defaillie
Poison & lettres cachées dans le plic.)

Keys to the reading:
A siege in a city: The three days' fighting in Paris (July 27th-29th, 1830);

by night: In the sense of clandestinely (Ionescu, 1976, p.622). In fact, in the Prophecies of Nostradamus we find 37 uses of the word night (nuict), whose 21 being in the proper, 8 in the sense of clandestinely (I-41, IV-8, IV-78, IV-93, V-83, VI-53, VII-2 and IX-13) and 8 in the ambivalence;

conflict: that between Charles X and Louis-Philip;

his late son: The duke of Enghien assassinated by the order of Napoleon in 1804;

A poison and letters: «The letters containing the dishonoring avowal (poison) of one's suicide» = poyson & lettres (§624, VIII-82) (Torné-Chavigny, 1861, p.270);

plic: The anagram of lict (licp ⇒lict ⇒lit) = foyer (hearth) (cf. id.).

«Nightfall interrupted the fighting. Nothing disturbed the silent solemnity of that terrible night but the footsteps of the troops as they evacuated the town in order to mass themselves round the Tuileries. On the morning of the 29th, fighting began again. On the right bank, the people had only to get possession of the vast enclosure of the palace formed by the Louvre and the Tuileries. Since the day before they had been besieging the front of the Louvre before St. Germain l'Auxerrois [a siege in a city]. The Swiss, posted in the colonnade, directed a murderous fire on the assailants. A blunder, made while changing the battalion posted there, left the colonnade unprotected; in an instant the people stormed the entrance and broke in through the windows, firing from those which looked on to the courtyard. The Swiss, taken by surprise [by night assaulted], were seized with a panic, the officers were unable to restore order, and they were chased by the people as far as the place de la Concorde. The crowd then for the second time made their way into the conquered palace.» (HH, XIII, p.47). The Swiss troops belonging to the king suffered mortal defeat, few of them escaping (id.).

«The duke [of Orleans] found himself in a difficult position between the revolutionists who had offered him a throne, and Charles X, to whom he owed so much ! Very opportunely, owing to an alarm raised in Paris, on the 3rd of August a little band of Parisians marched on Rambouillet. At the same time the duke of Orleans sent Marshal Maison, Schonen, and Odilon Barrot to Rambouillet. He had given the Parisians to understand that Charles X mignt prove dangerous, and he warned Charles X that sixty thousand Parisians were marching against him, and that he had better provide for his safety. Thus he got rid of the old king [being the conflict]. Charles X and his family were accompanied as far as Cherbourg [not far from the sea] by his cousin's three envoys. Thence he went into exile where the elder branch of the Bourbons was to die out.» (HH, XIII, p.49-50).

And later in August, « a testament shall cause the death of the prince of Bourbon-Condé» (Torné-Chavigny, 1860, p.28). Indeed, his testament, forced to make a year before by his young mistress Baroness of Feuchères [a lady of pleasure] engaging Louis-Philip to take her under his protection in exchange of gaining an advantageous one from the prince, left all of his properties to the young duke of Aumale, and several millions to Madame de Feuchères» (E. Dentu, 1861,p.9-12; p.6).

And his parcel of private manuscripts shall never been read in public. In fact, all the circumstances of his death having been evidently against the conclusion of suicide by the justice under the royal authority, the feigned papers half burned and broken in pieces are found in the fireplace [hidden in the hearth] of his chamber thoroughly checked in vain in the morning, for the first time later in the evening by the secretary of the king.

They read as follows: «Saint-Leu and its dependencies belong to your King Philip. Do not pillage nor burn the castle nor the village. Do not do a wrong to anyone of my friends and my people. You are off my intention. I have to die only in hoping happiness and prosperity for the French people and for my fatherland. Farewell forever. L.-H.-J. DE BOURBON, PRINCE DE CONDÉ. P.S. I wish to be buried at Vincennes, by my unfortunate son.» (E. Dentu, id.,p.19).
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Koji Nihei Daijyo

Author:Koji Nihei Daijyo
We have covered 143 quatrains (§588-§730) concerning the World Events in the 19th century after Napoleonic ages [1821-1900] in the Prophecies of Nostradamus, and 218 in the 20th [1901-2000] (§731-§948).

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