Number 34 - 2010

Summary

The third and last part of the Duke of Valentinois’ travel diary is presented in this issue, as well as two articles relatively contemporary : the first one is dedicated to an episode which took place during World War II in Monaco, while the other one recounts the creation of the International Circus Festival by Prince Rainier III. Lastly, the history of the Monaco Visitation Order and archives documents written in the 15th century, are both topics also covered in this issue. (full texts in French)

THE ORDER OF THE VISITATION OF HOLY MARY IN MONACO (1663-1793)

Article from Number 34 - 2010 - THE ORDER OF THE VISITATION OF HOLY MARY IN MONACO (1663-1793)

The Order of the visitation of Holy Mary was founded in 1610 by Saint-François de Sales and Saint-Jeanne de Chantal.  Its history, from its origins to its dismantling, illustrates the Monegasque society of the 17th and 18th centuries. The princes of Monaco and their family were close to this Order. (full text in French)

L'ORDRE DE LA VISITATION SAINTE-MARIE À MONACO (1663-1793) - 2010

Olivia ANTONI
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PRINCE RAINIER III CREATED THE INTERNATIONAL CIRCUS FESTIVAL OF MONTE-CARLO

Article from Number 34 - 2010 - PRINCE RAINIER III CREATED THE INTERNATIONAL CIRCUS FESTIVAL OF MONTE-CARLO

Richly illustrated by archives photographies, this article covers the history of the International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo, which is nowadays a key event. But this has not always been the case… (full text in French)

LE PRINCE RAINIER III CRÉE LE FESTIVAL DU CIRQUE DE MONTE-CARLO - 2010

Maryse BIANCHERI
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DECEMBER, 14<sup>th</sup> 1943 : THE NETZTENDER 44 TORPEDOING IN THE PORT OF MONACO

Article from Number 34 - 2010 - DECEMBER, 14th 1943 : THE NETZTENDER 44 TORPEDOING IN THE PORT OF MONACO

The torpedoing of the german ship Netztender 44 is not a well-known episode of Second World War which occurred in the principality. Relying on different testimonies of that time and a detailed reconstruction, this article tells us more about this period, when Monaco, a haven of peace, also faced several civilian casualties. (full text in French)

14 DÉCEMBRE 1943 : LE TORPILLAGE DU NETZTENDER 44 DANS LE PORT DE MONACO - 2010

Christian BURLE/André Z. LABARRERE
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ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : ABOUT JEAN I, LORD OF MONACO (1419-1454)

Article from Number 34 - 2010 - ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : ABOUT JEAN I, LORD OF MONACO (1419-1454)

Two documents, of the utmost historical importance, are translated from latin and preceded by some instructions. They refer to Jean Grimaldi’s feudal investiture and the donation of Menton and Roquebrune lordships by the Duke of Savoy (December 19th 1448). Then, the documents present Jean’s will, “charte fondamentale du droit grimaldien” (April, 5th 1454). (full text in French)

DOCUMENTS D'ARCHIVES : AUTOUR DE JEAN Ier, SEIGNEUR DE MONACO (1419-1454) - 2010

Yves GIRAUDON
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THE TRAVEL JOURNAL OF PRINCE ANTOINE OF MONACO, IN ITALY AND GERMANY (1679-1680). THIRD PART.

Article from Number 34 - 2010 - THE TRAVEL JOURNAL OF PRINCE ANTOINE OF MONACO, IN ITALY AND GERMANY (1679-1680). THIRD PART.

In this third and last part, Prince Antoine describes several cities, among which Suze, Chambéry, Geneva, Lausanne, Basel, Strasbourg, Manheim, Stuttgart, Munich, Francfort, Mayence, Cologne, Utrecht and Amsterdam. The duke hurriedly went back to Paris after this stay, without mentioning any explanation. Was it his father’s wish as the journey took a long time? (full text in French)

JOURNAL DE VOYAGE DU PRINCE ANTOINE DE MONACO EN ITALIE ET EN ALLEMAGNE (1679-1680). TROISIÈME PARTIE - 2010

Gustave SAIGE
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