§ 629.Prompt flight of Louis-Philip

19th century:
§629. Prompt flight of Louis-Philip (1848): VI-14.

Far away from his soil the King shall lose the battle,
A prompt fugitive pursued heading taken.
The ignorant taken under the golden mesh,
In the guise of feigned costume and the enemy surprised.

(Loing de sa terre Roy perdra la bataille,
Prompt eschappé poursuivy suivant prins
Ignare prins soubz la doree maille,
Soubz fainct habit & l'ennemy surprins.)

Keys to the reading:
His soil: Paris, the royal siege;

The ignorant: The king who did not know his utmost defeat;

The enemy surprised: The enemies in pursuit of Louis-Philip were surprised at the ex-king's success in evading themselves at last.

Far away from his soil the King shall lose the battle: «The king Louis-Philip, warned by Crémieux that the riot approached, got out of the Tuileries, accompanied by the queen Marie-Adélie and by the generals Dumas and Rumigny, via the portal of an underground that led from his apartments to the garden of the Tuileries. He saved himself in disguise till Dreux, thence to Honfleur, then to Le Havre» (Muel, 1895, p.216-217). « He stopped in Dreux for several hours; he believed the regency accepted and had nothing to worry about, for his grandson was reigning. All of a sudden, the duke of Montpensier appeared, he brought the fatal news: the regency had been rejected (Alexandre Dumas, Louis Philippe).» (Torné-Chavigny, 1860,p.66)

This battle, concerning the final option of a dynasty or a republic, cannnot be that of real fighting, because « like Charles X, Louis Philippe abdicated in favour of a child, his grandson, the count de Paris. The battle at this moment was brought to an end by its most bloody episode: the attack on the château d'Eau opposite the Palais Royal. By two o'clock the people had earned the victory. Louis Philippe and his family fled from the Tuileries.» (HH, XIII, p.82-83)

A prompt fugitive: « Louis-Philip, who, at eleven o'clock in the morning, believed having made much concession in nominating ministers Odillon-Barrot and Thiers, took, at noon, in the place of the Concorde, on a hackney carriage that brought him away far from Paris. (Guy)» (Torné-Chavigny, 1860, p.27)

A prompt fugitive pursued heading taken. The ignorant taken, In the guise of feigned costume: « The duchess of Orleans followed the old king into exile. The latter was going abroad like Charles X, but he had more to make him anxious. He was obliged to conceal himself, was often suspected, and sometimes had not enough money to supply his needs. When at last he reached the little Norman port which was his destination he found a stormy sea, and could not for a long time get any vessel to take him across the Channel; finally, having disguised himself, he secured a passage from Havre on board an English ship.» (HH, XIII, p.83)

Under the golden mesh: « The horse the king mounted was totally caparisoned with fringe of gold (Alexandre Dumas, Louis Philippe) » (Torné-Chavigny, id.,p.28)
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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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