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MONARCHY (of 1483 to 1789) » Wars of religion
French history in 100 tables
by Paul Lehugeur
ORIGINS (of 58 front. J.-C. with 887)
FEUDALITY (from 887 to 1483)
MONARCHY (of 1483 to 1789)
Wars of Italy
Wars against the house of Austria
Wars of religion
Apogee of monarchical France
Decline of monarchy
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François II, son elder of Henri II and Catherine de Médicis, goes up on the throne at the fifteen years age (1559), and remains foreign with the businesses.
Its reign, which does not last a year and half, is marked by the Conspiracy of Amboise: the protesting party, pressed on the Bourbons, i.e.
on the king de Navarre, Antoine, and on his brother Louis de Condé, tries to seize the capacity by surprise, but the plot fails, and the Own ways, i.e.
François de Guise and his brother the cardinal of Lorraine, are the Masters of the capacity as chiefs of the catholic party.
The Michel chancellor of the Hospital wisely advises the tolerance with the two parties: "Otons, says it, these diabolic words of Huguenots and Papists, let us not change the beautiful name of Christians"; but its voice is not listened.
Marie Stuart, widow.
François II.
Jeanne d' Albret.
The admiral Coligny.
Antoine of Bourbon.
Michel of the Hospital.
raw translation, not yet corrected
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