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Memoirs of the Kings of France, of the race of Valois

Wraxall, Nathaniel William Sir

Memoirs of the Kings of France, of the race of Valois

interspersed with interesting anecdotes : to which is added, a tour through the western, southern, and interior provinces of France, in a series of letters

by Wraxall, Nathaniel William Sir

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Published by Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- History -- House of Valois, 1328-1589,
  • France -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nathl. Wraxall, Junr. Esq; in two volumes.
    GenreDescription and travel, Early works to 1800
    ContributionsDavidson, Thomas (bookplate), Davidson, Thomas (autograph)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19224330M

      Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre — Volume 3 Language: English: LoC Class: DC: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: France, Andorra, Monaco: Subject: Marguerite, Queen, consort of Henry IV, King of France, Subject: France -- Court and courtiers Subject: France -- History -- Henry IV, Subject: Valois.


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Margaret of Valois was born on 14 Mayat the royal Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, the seventh child and third daughter of Henry II and Catherine de' Medici. Three of her brothers would become kings of France: Francis II, Charles IX and Henry sister, Elisabeth of Valois, would become the third wife of King Philip II of Spain, and her brother Francis II, married Mary, Queen of.

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Valois, historic region of France that gave its name to the second line of the Capetian dynasty; it corresponds to the southeastern quarter of the modern département of Oise, with an adjacent portion of Aisne. Under the Merovingian kings (c.

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MEMOIRS OF MARGUERITE DE VALOIS QUEEN OF NAVARRE. Written by Herself. Being Historic Memoirs of the Courts of France and Navarre. PUBLISHER'S NOTE. The first volume of the Court Memoir Series will, it is confidently anticipated, prove to be of great interest.

These Letters first appeared in French, injust thirteen years after the death. Daughter of a king, sister to three more and, nominally at least, Queen of France herself for a time, she came back to the scene of her youthful triumphs to find a new political order in place.

Conscious of being the last of the Valois, she ensured that proper respect was accorded to her. Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois, Complete by Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre Part 1 out of 4.

and the other refusing to run a race unless kings were to enter the contest against him. Amongst such memorable things departure from France, and King Charles's sickness, which happened just.

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More significantly, after the death of Henry II the succession of boy kings led to a resurgence of Protestantism in France.

BOOK EXCERPT: Excerpt from Memoirs of Jeanne D'arc, Surnamed La Pucelle D'orleans, Vol. 1 of 2: With the History of Her Times Charles V., son of Jean le Bon and grandson of Philip de Valois, healed those accumulated evils which the first representatives of the race of Valois had heaped upon France by their imprudence and obstinate con duct, and bad thus succeeded in rendering the king dom more.

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Charles was born at the Château d'Amboise in France, the only surviving son of King Louis XI by his second wife Charlotte of Savoy.

His godparents were Charles II, Duke of Bourbon (the godchild's namesake), Joan of Valois, Duchess of Bourbon, and the teenage Edward of Westminster, the son of Henry VI of England who had been living in France since the deposition of his father by.