10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GILLES DE RETZ»
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Blue-beard, a contribution to history and folk-lore: being ...
being the history of Gilles de Retz, of Brittany, France, who was executed at
Nantes in 1440 A.D., and who was the original of Blue-beard in the tales of
Mother Goose Thomas Wilson. Craon, Marie de, mother of Gilles, 3 Crimes of
Gilles, chap, ...
Weird Ways of Witchcraft
Using a sponge and soap they only succeeded in spreading the blood stains.
Suddenly she heard herself called with the words “Monseigneur has come back.”
Gilles de Retz had entered the staircase to the tower, accompanied by his
My First Two Thousand Years: The Autobiography of the ...
... ABRAHAM 1 FINANCE COLUMBUS 289 LVI GILLES DE RETZ IN PARIS
TREVISAN DOES A MIRACLE 1 DISCUSS THE ELDCIR OF LIFE WITH GILLES
DE RETZ — "YOU ARE MY BROTHER" — BLUEBEARD'S WIFE — MY PUPIL
George Sylvester Viereck, Paul Eldridge, 2001
The Book of Were-Wolves
“Remember what I have done for you, and be faithful servants,” said Gilles de
Retz. Henriet recoiled from him witha shudder, and the marshal passed on. “I
shall speak,” whispered Henriet; “for wehave another masterbesideour poor
Sabine Baring-Gould, 2013
The wanderer in western France
On this tongue stands the shew-lion of Tiffauges, the Castle of Gilles de Retz. It is
now an extensive ruin, occupying with its buildings and in- closures the triangular
point of ground from the Noirmontier road to the extremity of the triangle.
6d.)— Gilles de Retz, whose shameful career is sketched in Mr. Wilson's Blue
Beard, was a monster, rarely paralleled in the world's history ; and since the
abnormal has always an interest of its own, the lord of Tiffauges well deserves a
J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment
These two are kidnapped and taken to France, where they are captives of the
satanist Marshal Gilles de Retz. De Retz is aided by the werewolf-witch, le
Meffraye, and a pack of savage, uncanny wolves. His hidden charnel- house,
Michael D. C. Drout, 2007
The frightening figure of Gilles de Retz (see p.438) had one of his most important
castles at Machecoul, now a sad ruin. At Bourgneuf-en-Retz nearby, the old-
fashioned local history museum recalls the more innocent country ways of the
The Hundred Years War (Part III): Further Considerations
11 A. Billaud, Le Château de Gilles de Retz et son histoire (1957; reprint, Olonne,
1962), 24; “Chrononologie,” 24. 12 One of Gilles' nineteenth century biographers
reports that an earlier historian did not hesitate to assign Gilles several wives ...
The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century English Literature
Victims of war ('Europe's Prisoners'), the loved ones fought for ('Remember your
lovers') and the unseen enemies within ('Gilles de Retz', 'Orestes and the Furies')
must be acknowledged as psychic personalities before the move to the ...
Laura Marcus, Peter Nicholls, 2004
6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GILLES DE RETZ»
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10 of J.R.R. Tolkien's Many Inspirations for 'The Hobbit'
Tolkien was heavily influenced by Samuel Rutherford Crockett's novel The Black Douglas and he based Sauron on its villain, Gilles de Retz. «Zimbio, Dec 14»
The Real-Life People Who Inspired Iconic Monsters
In a letter, he admitted that the novel and the character of Gilles de Retz almost certainly influenced him as he was writing Lord of the Rings, ... «moviepilot.com, Oct 14»
Salvador Dali's Surreal Cookbook at the Castellani Art Museum
... Dali tells us, to the notorious serial child killer Gilles de Retz—whose often decapitated his victims—and previously companion-in-arms in the ... «Artvoice, Aug 13»
RACING: Johnson Houghton led way for women trainers
Although not officially in the record books, she was the first female trainer to win an English Classic when 50-1 chance Gilles De Retz took the ... «Oxford Mail, Dec 12»
Helen Johnson Houghton
Gilles De Retz had been winter favourite for the race, but had run badly in the Greenham Stakes on heavy going, and went off in the Guineas at ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Dec 12»
Diary: Helen Johnson-Houghton, first lady to 'train' a Classic winner …
Though it is not in the record books, back in 1956 she became the first lady trainer to win an English Classic when Gilles de Retz won the 2,000 ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Nov 10»