Counts of Foix: Henry IV of France, Henry II of Navarre, Henry IV of Frances Succession, County of Foix, List of Co-Princes of Andorr Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781157633198

Published: August 13th 2011

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Counts of Foix: Henry IV of France, Henry II of Navarre, Henry IV of Frances Succession, County of Foix, List of Co-Princes of Andorr  by  Source Wikipedia

Counts of Foix: Henry IV of France, Henry II of Navarre, Henry IV of Frances Succession, County of Foix, List of Co-Princes of Andorr by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Henry IV of France, Henry II of Navarre, Henry IV of Frances succession, County of Foix, List ofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Henry IV of France, Henry II of Navarre, Henry IV of Frances succession, County of Foix, List of Co-Princes of Andorra, Jeanne dAlbret, Antoine of Navarre, Isabella, Countess of Foix, Roger-Bernard III, Count of Foix, John I, Count of Foix, Catherine of Navarre, Gaston III, Count of Foix, Roger-Bernard II, Count of Foix, Matthew, Count of Foix, County of Bigorre, Gaston IV, Count of Foix, Francis of Navarre, Roger IV, Count of Foix, Raymond-Roger, Count of Foix, Gaston II, Count of Foix, Bernard-Roger, Count of Bigorre, Roger-Bernard I, Count of Foix.

Excerpt: Henry IV (13 December 1553 - 14 May 1610), Henri-Quatre, was King of France from 1589 to 1610 and King of Navarre from 1572 to 1610. He was the first monarch of the Bourbon branch of the Capetian dynasty in France. As a Huguenot, Henry was involved in the Wars of Religion before ascending the throne in 1589. Before his coronation as King of France at Chartres, he changed his faith from Calvinism to Catholicism and, in 1598, he enacted the Edict of Nantes, which guaranteed religious liberties to the Protestants, thereby effectively ending the civil war.

One of the most popular French kings, both during and after his reign, Henry showed great care for the welfare of his subjects and displayed an unusual religious tolerance for the time. He was assassinated by a fanatical Catholic, Fran ois Ravaillac. Henri de Bourbon was born in Pau, the capital of the French province of B arn. His parents were Queen Jeanne III and King Antoine of Navarre. Although baptised as a Roman Catholic, Henry was raised as a Protestant by his mother- Jeanne declared Calvinism the religion of Navarre.

As a teenager, Henry joined the Huguenot forces in the French Wars of Religion. On June 9, 1572, upon Jeannes death, he became King Henry III of Navarre. Henry III on his deathbed designa...



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