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The first Bourbon: Henri IV

King of France and Navarre.

by Desmond Seward

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Henry IV, King of France, 1553-1610.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [205]-211.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC122.8 .S45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 235 p., 5 plates.
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5163780M
    ISBN 100094572607
    LC Control Number74573613
    OCLC/WorldCa154633

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However, this book is not a comparison of two great men or of two great legends. Its purpose is first to show that the old France which was destroyed inand yet which remains a part of the national heritage, had a hero no less inspiring than the one who built the new France after the Revolution, and to give some account of the reality.

As Seward points out, Henri IV is probably the best-beloved king among the French themselves; he compares him to Charles II of England, which is appropriate in some biographical particulars, but surely, as this study shows, Henri was a man of greater character and.

Henri IV is little appreciated, though acquaintance with him and his legend is no less vital for an understanding of modern France: during an election address in President Pompidou named Henri IV as his favourite monarch and many Frenchmen would agree with him.

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Henry IV of France was the first of the Bourbon kings of France, reigning from until his death. As a Huguenot, Henry was involved in the Wars of Religion before acceding to the throne; to become king he converted to Catholicism and promulgated the Edict of Nantes ingaranting religious liberties to the Protestants and effectively ending the civil war.

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Henry IV, also called (until ) Prince de Béarn, byname Henry of Navarre, or Henry of Bourbon, French Henri de Navarre, or Henry de Bourbon, (born Dec.

13,Pau, Béarn, Navarre [France]—diedParis, France), king of Navarre (as Henry III, –89) and first Bourbon king of France (–), who, at the end of the Wars of Religion, abjured Protestantism and. Read Ebook Now ?book=B00DI55WD4Read The First Bourbon: Henry IV of France & Navarre Ebook Online.

Henry IV of France was the first Bourbon king of France. Formerly known as Henri of Navarre, he succeeded to the French throne with the extinction of House of Valois, at the death of Henry III of France.

His descendants are varied and numerous. Some of his descendants are Juan Carlos of Spain. HENRI IV FRANCE / HENRI III NAVARRE. - When King Henri III of France was assassinated inKing Henri III of Navarre became King Henri IV of France. King Henri III of France was the last of the Valois line of French Kings.

King Henri IV was the first of a new Bourbon dynasty. Henri’s sole course was to fight on under the Politique banner. Only a sixth of France supported Henri IV. Besides the territory controlled by the League many areas were neutral, including such big cities as Bordeaux and the great Politique fiefs of d’Ornano in Dauphiné and of Damville in Languedoc.

Desmond Seward (born 22 MayParis) is a British popular historian and the author of many books, including biographies of Henry IV of France, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Marie Antoinette, Empress Eugénie and Napoleon's family. He specialises in Britain and France in the late Middle Ages.

Henri’s two brothers had died in infancy so, apart from his eleven-year-old sister Catherine de Bourbon, he enjoyed his mother’s undivided attention and there must have been clashes between the gay young sensualist and the stern dévote who worried about his salvation.

In view of his name for wenching the pious Queen had good cause for concern. NOTE ON SOURCES. The list which is given here has been made as comprehensive as possible, partly because no adequate bibliography is given in any of the modern studies of Henri IV, either French or English.

However, it is far from exhaustive. Even today Henri IV is the epitome of France. Sir John Neale has said, ‘He was a great and charming man,’ 36 and what is so remarkable about his legend, what makes it so different from that of any other hero king, is that it preserves the memory of his failings as well as of his virtues.

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This ill-fated and much maligned son of Henri II and Catherine de Medici was succeeded by the first of the Bourbons, Henri IV and King of Navarre.

In spite (or because) of this opposition from the French-Catholic establishment, the fortunes of the French Jesuits were thrown in with those of the first Bourbon monarch, Henri IV, however unlikely this may seem. The pre-Capetian House of Bourbon was a noble family, dating at least from the beginning of the 13th century, when the estate of Bourbon was ruled by the Sire de Bourbon who was a vassal of the King of term House of Bourbon ("Maison de Bourbon") is sometimes used to refer to this first house and the House of Bourbon-Dampierre, the second family to rule the y: France, Italy, Luxembourg, Navarre, Spain.

Henry IV of France, who ruled from till his death inwas the first Bourbon monarch to sit on the throne of France. Prior to that, he was known as Henry III of Navarre and ruled over the state from to Henry IV’s ascendancy to the throne of France was mired with controversy.

César de Bourbon, Légitimé de France (3 June – 22 October ) was the illegitimate son of Henry IV of France and his mistress Gabrielle d'Estrées, and founder of the House of held the titles of 1st Duke of Vendôme, 2nd Duke of Beaufort and 2nd Duke of Étampes, but is also simply known as César de h his daughter, Élisabeth de Bourbon, César Born: 3 JuneChâteau de Coucy, Picardy, France.

The religious fanatics of the war-torn city hated Henri IV. The mad Catholic who stabbed Henri IV to death sixteen years after his coronation was the one assassin—out of at least twenty-three others—who tried to kill him and actually succeeded.

Jesuits, Protestants (called Huguenots, Calvinists, or Reformists), and the militant Catholic League, they never stopped plotting their murderous. Desmond Seward has 35 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Desmond Seward’s most popular book is The Hundred Years War: The English in France The First Bourbon: Henri IV, King Of France And Navarre by. Desmond Seward. Henry IV - Henry IV - The achievements pdf the reign.: Pdf IV had united the kingdom and achieved peace at home and abroad.

He now proceeded to bring order and prosperity back to France. The rapidity with which he restored order surprised his contemporaries, and the effect of his personal policy in that achievement cannot be ignored.

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