Rennes is the chief city of the Isle-et-Vilaine, and in former times was the capital of Bretagne.
"This gentleman comes from Bretagne, I believe," said the duke, coldly.
The next morning Count Henri and his escort made ready for their journey to Bretagne.
Then have the goodness to tell me the state of the Bretagne affairs.
Whatever great and good qualities this monarch may have possessed, his conduct in Bretagne was uniformly detestable.
The whole of Bretagne awaited a revolt, but in the meanwhile was quiet.
Monsieur, in Bretagne we speak as we feel, but we also do as we promise.
Bretagne laughed in the commissioners' faces, and when she did not laugh, she threatened.
Bretagne still mourns her glorious Count Conan, whom he slew with the coward's weapon—poison!
That's the reason, I suppose, that you talk about nothing but Bretagne!