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  Henry III of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry III (French: Henri III; Polish: Henryk III Walezy; September 19, 1551 – August 2, 1589) was King of Poland (1573-1574) and subsequently King of France (1574-1589).
Henri was born Edouard-Alexandre at the Royal Château of Fontainebleau, Seine-et-Marne, the fourth son of King Henri II and Catherine de Medici.
Henry III was interred in the Saint Denis Basilica.
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 Henry IV of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry IV was the son of Antoine de Bourbon, Duke of Vendome and Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre.
At the death of King Henry III of France, who had no son, the crown passed to Henry IV, in application of the Salic Law, as Henry was the descendant of the eldest surviving male line of the Capetian Dynasty.
Henry IV was the 9th cousin of King Henry II, and the 9th cousin once removed of kings Francis II, Charles IX, and Henry III.
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 Henry IV, king of France. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Henry saved his life by abjuring Protestantism; however, he remained a virtual prisoner of the court until 1576, when he escaped, returned to the Protestant faith, and joined the combined Protestant and moderate Roman Catholic forces in the fifth of the Wars of Religion (see Religion, Wars of).
Henry became the legal heir to the French throne upon the death (1584) of Francis, duke of Alençon, brother and heir to King Henry III, who had succeeded Charles IX in 1574.
Henry’s marriage to Margaret of Valois was annulled in 1599.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Henry IV
By the death of the Duke of Anjou, in 1584, Henry of Bourbon became heir-presumptive to the crown of France.
Henry of Bourbon appealed to France, through his letters to the clergy and the nobility (1 January, 1586); he attempted to gain the support of the Protestant princes of Germany, and resolved to try the fortune of arms.
Henry IV, however, contributed towards it, owing to the influence of Père Coton, by favouring the work of the Jesuits, who, although they had been banished by a decree of the Parlement of Paris, were left undisturbed in the districts under the jurisdiction of the Parlements of Bordeaux and Toulouse.
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 Henry IV of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henry IV (French: Henri IV) (December 13, 1553 – May 14, 1610), called the Great (French: le Grand), was the first of the Bourbon kings of France, reigning from 1589 until 1610.
At the death of King Henry III of France, who had no son, the crown passed to Henry IV, in application of the Salic Law, as he was the descendant of the eldest surviving male line of the Capetian Dynasty.
Henry himself favored the idea of obtaining an annulment of his first marriage and taking Gabrielle d'Estrée as a bride, who had already borne him three children.
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 MSN Encarta - Henry IV (of France)
Henry's wedding in 1572 to Margaret of Valois, sister of the reigning monarch, Charles IX, was followed by the massacre of thousands of Huguenots (see Saint Bartholomew's Day, Massacre of).
Henry won victories over the league at Arques and Ivry and besieged the league stronghold, Paris, which was eventually relieved by a Spanish army from the Netherlands.
Henry skillfully exploited divisions among members of the league, and in 1593 he disarmed his opponents by announcing his reconversion to Catholicism.
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 Encyclopedia: Henry II of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Valois Dynasty succeeded the Capetian Dynasty as rulers of France from 1328-1589.
Events February 13 - Henry III of France is crowned at Reims February 14 - Henry III of France marries Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont August 5 - Henry Sidney is appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Henry IV (French: Henri IV) (December 13, 1553 – May 14, 1610), called the Great (French: le Grand), was the first of the Bourbon kings of France, reigning from 1589 until 1610.
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 Henry II of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henry II (French: Henri II) (March 31 1519 – July 10 1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from July 31, 1547 until his death.
Born in the Royal Château at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, the son of François I and Claude de France, his marriage was arranged to Catherine de Medici (April 13 1519 - January 5 1589) on October 28 1533 when both were 14 years old.
Henry II was an avid hunter and participant in jousting tournaments.
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 France 2
Henry I (of France) (circa 1008-60), king of France (1031-60), son of King Robert II and grandson of Hugh Capet, founder of the Capetian dynasty.
Henry was succeeded by his son Philip I. Henry II (of France) (1519-59), king of France (1547-59), second son of King Francis I, born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye.
Valois, dynasty that occupied the throne of France from 1328to 1589.
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 Henry I of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henri I (May 4, 1008 - August 4 1060) was King of France from 1031 to 1060.
A member of the Capetian Dynasty, Henri was born in Reims, France, the son of King Robert II (972-1031) and Constance d'Arles (973-1032).
Map shows France at the time of Henri I. King Henri I died on August 4, 1060 in Vitry-en-Brie, France, and was interred in Saint Denis Basilica.
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Henry IV of France was born in 1553
Henry VI is considered one of the greatest kings of France and was instrumental in ending the French Wars Of Religion.
Henry had an inner circle called the Conseil des Affaires which was a six man ring of ministers which Henry consulted on a day to day basis.
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 Encyclopedia article on Henry III of France [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henry III (French: Henri III; Polish: Henryk III Walezy; September 19 1551 - August 2, 1589) was King of Poland (1573-1574) and subsequently King of France (1574-1589).
Henri was born Edouard-Alexandre at the Royal Château of Fontainebleau, Seine-et-Marne, the son of King Henri II and Catherine de Medici.
Henri III was interred in the Saint Denis Basilica.
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 Henri IV (1553-1610)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henry de Bourbon-Navarre was the son of Antoine de Bourbon, Duke de Vendôme, and Jeanne d'Albret, queen of Navarre from 1555.
On the death of Henry III's brother, François, Duke d'Anjou, in 1584, Henry de Bourbon-Navarre became the heir presumptive to the throne of France.
Henry won victories at Arques in 1589 and Ivry in 1590 and mounted unsuccessful sieges of Paris in 1590 and of Rouen in 1591–92.
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 The Death of Henry II of France
In the spring of 1559, King Henry II of France (1519-1559), his Florentine wife Catherine de Medici (1519-1589), and their royal progeny were poised and seemingly destined for glory (Fig.
Henry II's father, the troublesome Valois ruler, King Francis I of France (1494-1547), had thwarted the ambitions of Charles V for years.
Henry of Navarre triumphantly entered Paris, converted to Catholicism (stating, "Paris is worth a mass"), and became Henry IV.
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 Henry II of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henri II (1519-1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from 1547 to 1559.
Born March 31, 1519 in the Royal Château at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, the son of François I and Claude de France[?], his marriage was arranged to Catherine de Medici (1519-1589) on October 28, 1533 when both were 14 years old.
Henri II was an avid hunter and participant in jousting tournaments.
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 Henry IV of France biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henry IV (French: Henri IV) (December 13, 1553 - May 14, 1610), called the Great (French: le Grand), was the first of the Bourbon kings of France, reigning from 1589 until 1610.
As a Protestant he was involved in the Wars of Religion before acceding to the throne; as King he converted to Catholicism and signed the Edict of Nantes, granting religious liberties to the Protestants and effectively ending the civil war.
Henry IV also had the Place Royale built (since 1800 known as Place des Vosges) and he added the Grande Galerie to the Louvre.
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 Henry II of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henry II (French languageFrench: ''Henri II'') (March 31 1519 – July 10 1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from 1547/ until his death.
Born in the Royal Château at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, the son of Francis I of FranceFrançois I and Claude de France, his marriage was arranged to Catherine de Medici (April 13 1519 - January 5 1589) on October 28 1533 when both were 14 years old.
Henri II's death resulted in the next forty years in France being filled with turbulence as his sons and other claimants to the French crown fought for power.
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 Young Students Learning Library: HENRY, KINGS OF FRANCE@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henry I (about 1008-1060) was king of France from 1031 to 1060.
Henry II (1519-1559) succeeded his father, Francis I, in 1547.
Henry was a Roman Catholic, and his persecutions of the Huguenots (Protestants) in France led to the tragic...
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 Henry III (from Henry, kings of France) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The third son of Henry II and Catherine de' Medici came to the throne after the death of his two older brothers, whose reigns were brief.
The first of these, Henry I, was the youngest son of the Norman conqueror, William I. The most recent one was the notorious Henry VIII, who ruled in the 1500s.
Henry V is Shakespeare's ideal monarch: brave, eloquent, honorable, and efficient to the point of ruthlessness when necessary.
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 King Henry IV of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henry IV was the first king of France of the Bourbon dynasty.
Also in 1598, Henry issued the Edict of Nantes, the first long-lasting edict of religious toleration in modern Europe.
Henry was born in Pau, France, to Antoine de Bourbon and Jeanne d'Albret, queen of Navarre.
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 Henry IV of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henry IV was a popular king who ruled France during the religious strife of the Reformation.
Born a Catholic, Henry converted to Protestantism and led the Huguenots (Protestants) in religious wars against the Catholics.
Henry restored peace and prosperity to France after decades of civil and foreign wars.
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 Henry I of France
Henry I of France (27) (1005 - 1060), reigned 1031-1060, married Anne of Russia (27), granddaughter of Czar Vladimir I (29).
Henry helped William (the future William I of England) [William I the Conqueror], Robert's successor as duke of Normandy, to quell his rebellious vassals at the Battle of Val-aux-Dunes (or Val-ès-Dunes; 1047), but he was thereafter usually at war with him--a notable defeat for the king being that at Varaville (1058).
Philip, elder son of Henry's marriage to a Russian princess, was crowned in 1059.
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 King Henry III of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
He was elected king of Poland in 1573, but after one year returned to France to ascend the throne on the death of his brother, Charles IX.
In 1585, when the king, was forced to exclude Henry of Navarre from the succession and repealed all the privileges granted to the Huguenots, Henry of Navarre began the so-called War of the Three Henrys against the king.
The king subsequently had Henri de Lorraine and his brother Louis de Lorraine assassinated and allied himself with Henry of Navarre, whom he declared his successor.
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 King Henry I of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Comments: King of France from 1031 to 1060, was born about 1008, died in 1060 in Vitry-aux-Loges (Vitry-en-Brie), buried at St. Denis.
Henry won it by buying the support of his vassals, which cost him French Vexin and the total renunciation of the duchy of Burgundy in favor of his brother, in 1034.
Without the benefit of the coronation it is likely that Henry, who appears to have been a mediocre man, would have been brushed aside.
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 Henry scores for France
Henry scored in the closing stages of the second half, after Sylvain Wiltord's opener, for only his third international goal in 11 matches this year compared to seven goals in eight matches for club side Arsenal this season.
France beat Cyprus by 5-0 at the Stade de France in September last year but this time the Cypriots could easily have scored a couple of goals with Michalis Constantinou and Yiannakis Okkas continually looking dangerous.
France are now in second spot in Group 4 behind Republic of Ireland, who beat Faroe Islands 2-0 in Dublin, on goal difference.
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 Henry double sends France through   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Thierry Henry's late double carried the French to victory after Switzerland had levelled Zinedine Zidane's early goal through 18-year-old striker Johann Vonlanthen, who became the youngest scorer in the tournament's history.
France, pressing forward, lacked guile and style and gave the Swiss defence a relatively easy evening.
Henry then sealed victory with a classic individual effort six minutes from time, cutting in from the left and beating Stiel with a cool low finish.
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 Henry III (of France)
He fought both the Huguenots (headed by his successor, Henry of Navarre) and the Catholic League (headed by the third Duke of Guise).
Guise expelled Henry from Paris in 1588 but was assassinated.
Henry allied with the Huguenots under Henry of Navarre to besiege the city, but was assassinated by a monk.
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 Henry IV of France
In May 1635, France declared war on Spain, and by August Spanish forces were advancing on Paris, Louis then overruled Richelieu and drove back the invaders.
Richelieu was the first bishop in France to implement in his diocese the reforms laid down in the Council of Trent, and the first theologian to write in French.
After the assassination of Henry IV and during the corrupt regency of Marie de Medici, Richelieu was often called upon to act as an intermediary between various factions.
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 Henry Iii Of France - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A gentleman of France: Being the memoirs of Gaston de Bonne, Sieur de Marsac
Missions Impossible: Pomponne de Bellievre and the Policies of Henry III.
Henri III: Roi de France et de Pologne (Les Rois qui ont fait la France.
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