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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Of which the most celebrated are those of the Roman Dictator Sylla, who in 70 B.C. retired to Puteoli; of Diocletian, who in A.D. 305 retired to Salone; of Charles V., who in 1556 retired to the monastery St. Yuste; of Christina of Sweden, who in 1654 retired to Rome, after passing some time in France; of Napoleon, who in 1814 and 1815 retired first to Elba and then died at St. Helena; of Charles X. in 1830, who died at Goritz, in Austria; and of Louis Philippe, who in 1848 retired to end his days in England.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Abdications'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/a/abdications.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.