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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Henry IV
Henry IV was marked by an increased centralization of the royal authority and by great industrial, commercial, and agricultural prosperity, due in a large measure to the intelligent solicitude of Sully.
Henry IV of the appointment of unworthy candidates and of children to abbacies and bishoprics.
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) - MSN Encarta
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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 Henry IV, king of France. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
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.
After Henry III’s death (1589), Henry IV defeated the League forces under the duc de Mayenne at Arques (1589) and Ivry (1590) but was forced to abandon the siege of Paris when the League received Spanish aid.
Henry’s marriage to Margaret of Valois was annulled in 1599.
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 Royal Coats of Arms; Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Prince William
Henry IV -- In 1406, Henry IV's second great seal showed that the French quartering had been changed to the modern arms, "Azure three fleurs-de-lis or." Same arms continued for Henry V, Henry VI, Edward IV, Edward V, Richard III, Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth.
Anne -- In 1707, the arms of England and Scotland were moved to the first and fourth quarters, the arms of France in the second, and the arms of Ireland in the third.
This is a simple depiction of the general arms for the Kings of France.
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 Henry IV of France information - Search.com
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 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 of France : Henri IV of France
Henry IV (December 13, 1553 - May 14, 1610) was King of France from 1589-1610, the first of the Bourbon kings of France.
Henri was born in Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in the southwest of France.
Henri IV said: "I rule with my ass in the saddle and a gun in my fist." Yet, he is the same man who once stopped in the midst of a battle to write a love letter.
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 Henri IV
Henry IV himself in a personal letter written two days before the momentous events at Saint-Denis referred to his conversion as taking "the perilous leap." Some have suggested that Henry's conversion was purely politically motivated, and cite the famous quotation attributed to him: "Paris vaut bien une messe," ("Paris is well worth a Mass").
Henry IV took a keen interest in architectural developments, and during his reign the completion of various new projects significantly modified the general appearance of the medieval city of Paris.
Henry IV was an astute and clever king, a shrewd judge of character, and capable of arousing in the minds of many who served him a strong feeling of loyalty and devotion.
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 King Henry IV of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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, the last male Valois, the crown passed to Henry, in application of the Salic Law, as he was the descendant of the eldest surviving male line of the Capetian Dynasty.
She was the wife of King Henry IV of France, of the Bourbon branch of the kings of France.
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 ::Henry IV::
Henry VI is considered one of the greatest kings of France and was instrumental in ending the French Wars Of Religion.
Henry`s measures were very much ad hoc but his main desire was to centralise the power of the monarch i.e.
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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 Henry IV, king of France — Infoplease.com
Henry IV Henry IV, 1553–1610, king of France (1589–1610) and, as Henry III, of Navarre (1572–1610), son of Antoine de
Henry IV, king of France: Early Life - Early Life Raised as a Protestant, he was recognized (1569) by the Huguenot leader Gaspard de...
A kingdom in crisis: Henry IV and the battle of Shrewsburry: Alastair Dunn discusses the battle and its repercussions in its 600th......
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 Louis XIV
HENRY IV of France, 1553-1610, king of France (1589-1610) was the first of the Bourbon line of kings.
He succeeded his father, Henry IV, under the regency of his mother, Marie de' Medici at the age of nine.
He won favorable terms for France in the Peace of Westphalia (1648), but his attempts to raise money through taxation and his centralizing policy provoked the troubles of the Fronde (1648—53), during which he was several times forced to leave France.
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  Henry IV of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry IV of France by Frans Pourbus the younger.
Henry IV was the son of Antoine de Bourbon, Duke of Vendome and Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre.
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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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Henry IV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
HENRY IV [Henry IV] 1553-1610, king of France (1589-1610) and, as Henry III, of Navarre (1572-1610), son of Antoine de Bourbon and Jeanne d'Albret ; first of the Bourbon kings of France.
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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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Henry IV of France
Henry IV HENRY IV [Henry IV] 1553-1610, king of France (1589-1610) and, as Henry III, of Navarre (1572-1610), son of Antoine de Bourbon and Jeanne d'Albret ; first of the Bourbon kings of France.
Henry V HENRY V [Henry V] 1387-1422, king of England (1413-22), son and successor of Henry IV.
Henry II HENRY II [Henry II] 1133-89, king of England (1154-89), son of Matilda, queen of England, and Geoffrey IV, count of Anjou.
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 Henry IV of France - Simple English Wikipedia
Henry IV of France (December 13, 1553 - May 14, 1610) was born in Pau.
On August 18, 1672, Henry married Margaret of Valois.
Henry's children were Louis XIII and Henrietta Maria of France, who married Charles I and became the Queen of England.
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 Wars of the Roses: Summary for King Henry V
Henry V, a member of the House of Lancaster, was crowned king in 1413 at the age of 26.
Henry spent most of his reign campaigning in France in order to regain territories claimed by his ancestors.
Henry died at the age of 35 of an unknown illness, leaving the crown to his infant son, Henry VI.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Empire and Papacy
[Tierney 37.1, Geary 39.9] Henry IV: Letter to Gregory VII, Jan 24 1076.
The Struggle Between Frederick Barbarossa and Alexander III, 1160-1177, in the original documents [A: Epistola Minor of the Council of Pavia, Feb. 5-11, 1160 A.D. (Encyclic.), B: Letter of John of Salisbury concerning the Council of Pavia, June 1160, C: The Peace of Venice, 1177].
Philip IV of France's physical attack on Boniface VIII.
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 HENRI IV FRANCE - BOOKS
Margaret of Angouleme, Duchess of Alencon, Queen of Navarre (1492-1549) to whom the Heptameron is attributed was the sister of King Francis I of France.
Biography of Margaret of Heptameron fame, sister of King Francois I of France, maternal grandmother of King Henri IV of France.
Henry of Navarre: Henry IV of France - Lord Russell of Liverpool.
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She was the second wife of King Henry IV of France, of the Bourbon branch of the kings of France.
Hours after Henri's assassination in 1610 she was confirmed as Regent by the Parlement of Paris.
Marie de' Medici wasted the wealth amassed by Henri IV; she never purged herself of the charge of having known of the king's assassination; her intimate was d'Épernon, who did not ward off Ravaillac's blow, and who was proved to have known the murderer personally for a long time.
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 Henry IV (1589-1610)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Henry IV (Henri de Bourbon) was the first of the Bourbon kings of France upon the death of the last Valois king in 1589.
(http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Henry-IV-of-France) Henry’s marriage to Margaret of Valois was annulled in 1599.
“Numerous anecdotes and legends about Henry bear witness to his gallantry, his Gallic wit, and his concern for the common people, which have made him probably the most popular king among the French.” Ironically, Henry IV was assassinated in 1610 by a fanatic and was buried in Saint Denis Basilica.
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 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Henry IV was born at Bolingbroke in 1367 to John of Gaunt and Blanche of Lancaster.
Henry had an on-again, off-again relationship with his cousin, Richard II He was one of the Lords Appellant who, in 1388, persecuted many of Richard's advisor-favorites, but his excellence as a soldier gained the king's favor - Henry was created Duke of Hereford in 1397.
Henry, ailing from leprosy and epilepsy, watched as Prince Henry controlled the government for the last two years of his reign.
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 The Courtly Lives of Polish Kings, Nobles.... Sobieski-Stewart Line from Henry IV of France (1553-1610)
of France (1553-1610) was born at Pau in Bearn on December 14, 1553.
Henry married (1) Margarite, the sister of Charles IX on August 18, 1577.
Louis XIII (1601-1643) was the son of Henry IV and Marie Medici.
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