- Peter M. Kenny
Lannuier, Charles-Honoré (27 June 1779–16 October 1819), cabinetmaker, was born in Chantilly, France, the son of Michel-Cerille Lannuier, an innkeeper, and Marie-Genvieve Malice. He spent his formative years in a France racked by the political and social upheaval of the revolution. Unfortunately, only the barest outline of his life in these tumultuous times can be traced. Baptismal and court records in Chantilly and Paris indicate that he was one of ten children and the considerably younger brother of Nicolas-Louis-Cyrille Lannuier, a Parisian cabinetmaker who attained the guild rank of ...