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The Life of Napoleon I (Volume 2 of 2) by Rose

LONDON: G. BELL & SONS, LIMITED, PORTUGAL STREET, KINGSWAY, W.C. CAMBRIDGE: DEIGHTON, BELL & CO. NEW YORK: THE MACMILLAN CO. BOMBAY: A.H. WHEELER & CO.

THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON I

INCLUDING NEW MATERIALS FROM THE BRITISH OFFICIAL RECORDS

BY

JOHN HOLLAND ROSE, LITT.D. LATE SCHOLAR OF CHRIST'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE

"Let my son often read and reflect on history: this is the only true philosophy."--_Napoleon's last Instructions for the King of Rome_.

VOL. II

LONDON G. BELL AND SONS, LTD 1910 POST 8VO EDITION, ILLUSTRATED

First Published, December 1901. Second Edition, revised, March 1902. Third Edition, revised, January 1903. Fourth Edition, revised,September 1907. Reprinted, January 1910.

CROWN 8VO EDITION First Published, September 1904. Reprinted, October 1907; July 1910.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER XXII. ULM AND TRAFALGAR XXIII. AUSTERLITZ XXIV. PRUSSIA AND THE NEW CHARLEMAGNE XXV. THE FALL OF PRUSSIA XXVI. THE CONTINENTAL SYSTEM: FRIEDLAND XXVII. TILSIT XXVIII. THE SPANISH RISING XXIX. ERFURT XXX. NAPOLEON AND AUSTRIA XXXI. THE EMPIRE AT ITS HEIGHT XXXII. THE RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN XXXIII. THE FIRST SAXON CAMPAIGN XXXIV. VITTORIA AND THE ARMISTICE XXXV. DRESDEN AND LEIPZIG XXXVI. FROM THE RHINE TO THE SEINE XXXVII. THE FIRST ABDICATION XXXVIII. ELBA AND PARIS XXXIX. LIGNY AND QUATRE BRAS XL. WATERLOO XLI. FROM THE ELYSEE TO ST. HELENA XLII. CLOSING YEARS

APPENDIX I: LIST OF THE CHIEF APPOINTMENTS AND DIGNITIES BESTOWED BY NAPOLEON

APPENDIX II: THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO

INDEX

MAPS AND PLANS

BATTLE OF ULM BATTLE OF AUSTERLITZ BATTLE OF JENA BATTLE OF FRIEDLAND BATTLE OF WAGRAM CENTRAL EUROPE AFTER 1810 CAMPAIGN IN RUSSIA BATTLE OF VITTORIA THE CAMPAIGN OF 1813 BATTLE OF DRESDEN BATTLE OF LEIPZIG THE CAMPAIGN OF 1814 _to face_ PLAN OF THE WATERLOO CAMPAIGN BATTLE OF LIGNY BATTLE OF WATERLOO, about 11 o'clock a.m. _to face_ ST. HELENA

THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON I


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