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MONARCHY (of 1483 to 1789) » Apogee of monarchical France
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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The reign of Louis XIII is divided into two periods: 1° one period of anarchy and lowering, with Concini, Albert de Luynes and Marie de Médicis (1610-1624); - 2° one period of reforms and glory, with Richelieu (1624-1643).
A the death of Henri IV (1610), his policy is abandoned; the government falls between the hands from the favourites, and anarchy benefits the enemies from France.
Marie de Médicis seizes regency during the minority of her son Louis XIII.
Its favourite, the Concini Italian, control surface with her; outside, it does not do anything to fight progress of the house of Austria; inside, it tries to contain the large ones by its generosities, but their greed is insatiable, and they revolt to be made buy their tender.
The State-Generals convened in 1614 can cure no evil, and Concini, reduced to measurements of rigours, is assassinated.
Concini, marshal of Anchor.
Marie de Médicis.
Henri, prince de Condé.
Died of Concini.
Plundering of the house…
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