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  Guise - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Claude's daughter, Mary of Guise, married King James V of Scotland and was the mother of Mary Queen of Scots (Mary Stuart).
Claude's son François de Lorraine, 2d duc de Guise, 1519-63, became conspicuous, at the accession (1547) of Henry II, as the rival for power of Anne, duc de Montmorency.
The Cardinal de Lorraine was largely responsible for the persecution of the Protestants during the reign of Francis II.
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 guise - Search Results - MSN Encarta
François de Lorraine Guise, 2nd Duc de Guise (1519-63), French soldier and statesman, called Le Balfré (“The Scarred”) because of wounds received...
Guise, Henri I de Lorraine, 3rd Duc de (1550-1588), French politician and soldier, leader of the Roman Catholic Party, son of François, the 2nd...
François de Lorraine, 2nd Duc de Guise, Henri I de Lorraine, 3rd Duc de Guise, Mary of Guise, opposition and political intrigues
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 Francis, Duke of Guise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His sister Mary of Guise was wife of James V of Scotland and mother of Mary I of Scotland.
The accession of Francis II (10 July 1559), however, and his consort, Mary Stuart, niece of François de Guise, was a triumph for the Guise family, and the Grand Master of France de Montmorency was disgraced.
Guise married in Saint-Germain-en-Laye on April 29, 1548 Anna d'Este, daughter of Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, and Renée of France.
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The dukes of Guise, however, as descendants of the House of Anjou, had certain pretensions to the Kingdom of Naples, and it was doubtless with the secret intention of defending these claims that François de Lorraine furthered an alliance between Henry II and Pope Paul IV which was menaced by Philip II.
This stipulated that, at the death of Henry III, the Cardinal de Bourbon, Archbishop of Rouen (1520-90), the third son of Charles de Bourbon, Duke of Vendôme, should be recognized as heir to the crown, "to the exclusion of all French princes of the blood at present heretics and relapsed".
Their lieutenant, Anne de Joyeuse, was defeated at Coutras by Henry of Navarre, but the victories of Henri de Guise at Vimory (26 Oct., 1587) compelled the withdrawal of the German Protestant troops.
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 Free Essay Very Detailed Term Paper on the History of Religious Wars
Admiral de Coligny, was welcomed into the king's council, Elizabeth of England entertained the prospects of marriage to one of King Charles' younger brothers, and Catherine negotiated with Jeanne d'Albert, Queen of Navarre, to marry her daughter Margot to Henri de Navarre, the ranking Huguenot prince of the blood.
Guise was the son and grandson of heroes, and was a military hero himself.
The Duc de Guise and his relations, the Duc de Mayenne in Burgundy, the Duc d'Aumale in Picardy, the Duc de Elboef in Normandy, the Duc de Mercoeur in Brittany, and the Duc de Lorraine controlled vast amounts of land that were claimed for the League.
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 Columbia Encyclopedia- Guise - AOL Research & Learn
The family was founded as a cadet branch of the ruling house of Lorraine by Claude de Lorraine, 1st duc de Guise, 1496–1550, who received the French fiefs of his father, René II, duke of Lorraine and Bar.
Claude's son François de Lorraine, 2d duc de Guise, 1519–63, became conspicuous, at the accession (1547) of Henry II, as the rival for power of Anne, duc de Montmorency.
Henri de Lorraine, 5th duc de Guise, 1614–64, son of the 4th duke, was archbishop of Reims but became duke after the death of his older brother (1639) and of his father.
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 Great Officers of the Crown
François de Lorraine, duc de Guise (1520-63) from 1559 to 1563
François de Lorraine, duc de Guise (1520-63), from 1556 to 1563
François de Lorraine, duc de Guise (1520-63), from 1551 to 1563
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 Wars of Religion - France.com
The duc de Guise, François, was a military hero, and his brother, the Cardinal de Lorraine, was a formidable scholar and statesman.
The Guise identified themselves strongly as defenders of the Catholic faith and formed an alliance with Montmorency and the Marechal St. André to form the "Catholic triumvirate." They were joined by Antoine de Bourbon, who flip-flopped again on the matter of his religion.
Catherine de' Medici tried to promote peace by issuing the "Edict of Toleration" in January '62, which made the practice of Protestantism not a crime, although it was restricted to preaching in open fields outside the towns and to the private estates of Huguenot (Protestant) nobles.
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 Wars, of Religion Part 2
The House of Guise had been strongly identified with the defense of the Catholic Church, Guise was the son and grandson of heroes, and was himself a military hero, nicknamed "Le Balafré" for the scar he acquired in battle.
In December of 1584 the Guises signed the Treaty of Joinville on behalf of the League with Phillip II of Spain.
Guise took a Leaguer army to deal with them, and Henri III sent the Duc de Joyeuse to cut Navarre off in the southwest.
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In 1534 his daughter, Marie de Guise, married Louis II d'Orleans, Duc de Longueville, who died in 1537, leaving behind Marie who was expecting their second son, but which did not survive.
Madeleine died one month after the Duc de Longueville and, a year later, Marie de Guise was married by proxy to the same King James V. Marie had to leave her son, Francois, behind to be cared for by his grandparents, Claude and Antoinette, Duc and Duchesse de Guise.
Diane de Poitiers, Henri's mistress, urged Henri to sleep with his wife and, in due course, ten children were born.
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This done, the Cardinals de Gondy and de Sourdis descended from the platform, and took up their position on the left of the altar, while the Princes were marshalled to their places by the royal ushers; and meanwhile the musicians of her Majesty performed divers melodies suited to the place and the occasion.
The Prince de Condé, the Comte de Soissons, the Duc de Guise, the Prince de Joinville, and the Duc d'Elboeuf bore the royal train; and were in their turn succeeded by the prelates who assisted at the ceremony, each wearing his mitre, and carrying his crozier.
The Prince de Condé, the chief of the Protestant party, enamoured of her beauty, made her his wife in 1586; and having died by poison two years subsequently, suspicion fell upon the Princess and some of her confidential attendants, several of whom were put to death as accessories to the crime.
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 Mme de Guise
Mlle de Guise had been "substitutée" to the duchy of Joyeuse par le testament de Mgr le duc de Joyeuse, 19 Sept 1654, in order to maintain the lineage of that duchy in the bloodline of Joyeuse.
LXXV, 176, transport, [1675??] SAR to Augustin de Grouchet, marquis d Chepy, currently at the chateau de Lupy/Hupy, and wife, Marie Anne Charton, the retenue feodalle in the village of Gribaumesnil, comté de Ponthieu...
LXXV, 189, donation, 11 January 1678, Henriette de la Guiche, widow of Louis de Vallois d'Angouleme [she is the mother-in-law of the late Louis-Joseph de Guise], living in hotel d'Angouleme, paroisse St. Paul, to SAR Isabelle.
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 The Project Gutenberg eBook of The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 2 (of 3), by Julia Pardoe
To these succeeded the ladies of the Queen's household, among whom the Marquise de Guercheville[8] and Madame de Concini excited the most curiosity; the latter from the high favour which she enjoyed, and the extraordinary elevation to which it had conduced; and the former from a cause infinitely more honourable to her as a woman.
The Duc de Nevers, who disputed precedency with the Guises, also came forward as a candidate; while the Ducs de Bouillon and [pg 058] d'Epernon, who were at open feud, and each ambitious of power, heightened the difficulty by arrogantly asserting their personal claims.
de Souvré, and that of Marmoutier, one of the most wealthy and beautiful in France, upon the brother of her favourite Leonora,[52] an unhappy being who was not only deformed in person, but so wholly deficient in intellect that every effort even to teach him to read had proved ineffectual.
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King Henri III was childless and the Duc of Anjou was the heir presumptive.
Henri III argued for Henri de Navarre to convert to Catholicism, for a legitimate transition to the crown.
The Duc de Guise and his relations, the Duc de Mayenne in Burgundy, the Duc d'Aumale in Picardy, the Duc d'Elboef in Normandy, the Duc de Mercoeur in Brittany, and the Duke of Lorraine (not a French territory at this time, but bordering it on the northeast) ruled vast territories that wsubservient the Catholic League.
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 Who's Who in 16th century France
Henri IV Henri IV (Henri de Navarre, Henri de Bourbon), 1553-1610, first Bourbon king of France, was the son of Antoine de Bourbon and Jeanne d'Albret.
His recognition of Henri de Navarre (later Henri IV) as heir presumptive was opposed by Henri, 3rd Duc de Guise, head of the Catholic League (the "War of the Three Henrys" resulted).
Having procured the murder of Guise (1588), the king was faced with a revolt of the League and was expelled from Paris.
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 AllRefer.com - League (French History) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It was foreshadowed as early as 1561 by the formation of the triumvirate of Anne, duc de Montmorency; FranCois, 2d duc de Guise (see under Guise, family); and Marshal Saint-AndrE.
Finally, when the Protestants, or Huguenots, won unprecedented concessions at the Peace of Monsieur (1576), a declaration calling for a national League of Catholics was issued by Henri, 3d duc de Guise.
This dictation led Henry to order the assassination of Henri de Guise, who was succeeded at the head of the League by his brother Charles, duc de Mayenne.
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 Reviews (ADR)
As the play opens, Henri's rule is threatened by his cousin Henri, Duc de Guise and the ruler of then independent principality of Lorraine.
The Duc de Guise is the leader of the militant Catholic party, the Holy League, which is conspiring to unseat Henri III and extirpate Protestants throughout France.
The Duc de Guise returns from the battlefield, and demands that Henri III name the head of the Holy League.
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 thePeerage.com - Louis Joseph de Lorraine, Duc de Guise and others
She married Cosimo III de Medici, Granduca di Toscana, son of Ferdinando II de Medici, Granduca di Toscana, in 1661.
She married Louis d'Orléans, Duc d'Orléans, son of Philippe II d'Orléans, Duc d'Orléans and Françoise Marie de Bourbon, on 13 July 1724 in Sarry, France.
She was the daughter of Philippe II d'Orléans, Duc d'Orléans and Françoise Marie de Bourbon.
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 Matt & Andrej Koymasky - Famous GLTB - Henri III
Henri was born at Fontainebleau on September 19, 1551, the third son of Henri II and Catherine de Médicis.
The League was revived (1584) by Henri de Guise, however, when the death of the king's younger brother, Francis, duke of Alençon, made Henri III of Navarre (a Huguenot, later Henri IV of France) the legal heir to the French throne of the childless king.
De Guise forced Henri III to issue an edict repealing all the privileges granted to the Huguenots and excluding Henri of Navarre from the succession.
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 Guise: Other Members of the Guise Family
In the guise of civility: the complicitous maintenance of inferential forms of sexism and racism in higher education.
Local Politics in the French Wars of Religion: The Towns of Champagne, Duc de Guise and the Catholic League, 1560-95.(Brief Article)(Book......
To Robert Lowell, in the guise of mentor.
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 Guise - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
by Claude de Lorraine, 1st duc de Guise, 1496-1550, who received the French fiefs of his father, René II, duke of Lorraine and Bar.
Shortly afterward, however, the death of Francis II deprived the Guises of power; Catherine de' Medici
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 Oracles of Nostradamus: Henri Quatre
In this way, he shut out the old Cardinal de Bourbon, pale (blesme) with age, the Duc de Mayenne, Lieutenant General of the kingdom during the interregnum, the young Duc de Guise, and the barbarously savage Philip Il.
The Cardinal de Bourbon had been actually proclaimed King by the League, as Charles X., but he was dead in 1590.
Charles de Casau (le traditeur) was consul, and proposed to place the city in the hands of the Spaniards; Pierre Libertat, however, ran him through with a sword, and the populace dragged the dead body through the muddy channels of the streets.
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 TIME.com: Dear White Knight -- Aug. 18, 1930 -- Page 1
Foremost pretender to the French "throne" is the Duc de Guise, head of the house of Orleans, leader of the Royalist party.
Like all pretenders, the Due de Guise is automatically and forever banished from the soil of the Republic.
At Versailles, where the case was tried, the magistrate found that "Louis de Bourbon" was sufficiently sincere, that he had not obtained the money on false pretenses, that "he had acted in perfect good faith in striving to obtain the succession to Louis XVI." Mme Heitz had to be satisfied with $400.
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 Henri III et sa cour
It bore the dedication : "À Mon Honorable Ami le Baron Taylor, Membre de la Légion d'Honneur.—Mon Cher Taylor, C'est à vous que je dédie mon drame historique de Henri III.
"Le Duc de Frise, ou le Mouchoir Criminel," Luxembourg Théâtre, 3rd April, 1829.
An accurate translation, in which the stage directions were transformed into the connective matter necessary to make the whole read as a story, was published (with "Mademoiselle de Belle Isle" and "Antony" similarly treated) by H.
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Duc Rene De Anjou II of lorraine & Guise
Duc Rene D'Anjou II of Lorraine & Guise
DeBourbon {who played a major role in the raising of her granddaughter "Mary Queen of Scots"}.Claude sired twelve children and became the ancestor of the Royal Houses of stewart and Hanover as well as the House of Guise.
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 Obituary: Le Comte de Paris Independent, The (London) - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
THE FATHER of Henri, Comte de Paris, had never expected to become the Pretender to the throne of France.
The Duc de Guise had been the great- grandson of Louis-Philippe, the last King of France, but he had been from a junior branch, and only after the deaths of his cousins, the Duc de Montpensier and the Duc d'Orleans, did he succeed.
He immediately made sure that his son, who had been born at Le Nouvion- en-Thierache, in the Aisne department, in 1908, should be prepared to assume his responsibilities.
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 AllRefer.com - Guise, Jean d'OrlEans, duc de (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Guise, Jean d'OrlEans, duc de, French History, Biographies
Guise, Jean d'OrlEans, duc de see OrlEans, family.
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 Jean d'Orléans, duc de Guise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jean Pierre Clément Marie d'Orléans, Duc de Guise (September 4, 1874 - August 25, 1940) was the son of Robert, Duke of Chartres (1840-1910), grandson of Prince Ferdinand-Philippe and great-grandson of Louis Philippe I, King of the French.
Upon the death of his cousin the Philip VIII, Count of Paris, claimant to the throne of France as Philip VIII, the Duc de Guise became, at least for his Orleanist supporters, titular king of France as Jean III.
The title was disputed by members of the Spanish Anjou branch of the family, descended from Louis XIV.
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