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Richelieu : a tale of France in the reign of King Louis XIII

G. P. R. James

Richelieu : a tale of France in the reign of King Louis XIII

by G. P. R. James

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Published by A.L. Burt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, -- duc de, -- 1585-1642 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. P. R. James.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination474 p., [3] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages474
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15478809M

    LOUIS XIII (–) _____ ‘God knows I never liked life’ Louis XIII was born at Fontainebleau on 27 September It was a difficult birth, which may have been the original cause of his mother’s dislike. Through Marie, he was a quarter Italian and a quarter Habsburg. Certainly no son was ever more different from his father. The Man in the Iron Mask (French: L'Homme au Masque de Fer; c. – 19 November ) was an unidentified prisoner who was arrested in or and subsequently held in a number of French prisons, including the Bastille and the Fortress of Pignerol (modern Pinerolo, Italy).He was held in the custody of the same jailer, Bénigne Dauvergne de Saint-Mars, for a period of 34 years.

    Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September – 1 September ), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi Soleil), was King of France from 14 May until his death in His reign of 72 years and days is the longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country in European history. Louis XIV's France was emblematic of the age of absolutism in Europe. Louis XIII (Septem – ) ruled as King of France and Navarre from to Early life Born at the Château de Fontainebleau, Louis XIII was the eldest child of Henry IV of France (–) and Marie de' Medici.

    Louis was to marry Anne of Austria, daughter of the Spanish king, Philip III., and the Spanish prince, afterwards Philip IV., himself was to marry the Princess Elizabeth, the king's sister. Notwithstanding the opposition of the Protestants and nobles of France, the queen carried through her purpose and the marriages were concluded in Cardinal Richelieu had already started to do this under the reign the Louis XIII by centralizing the administration of France with district commissioners appointed by the king. This weakened the local nobility but gave a lot of power to Richelieu who mainly ruled the country in Louis XIII's place.


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a tale of France in the reign of King Louis XIII Item Preview remove-circle Richelieu: a tale of France in the reign of King Louis XIII by James, G. (George Payne Rainsford). Pages: Nor was King Louis XIII the feather Cardinal Richelieu was a major part of it and so gets his just due; it’s just that we learn little of his life before becoming the king’s premier minister.

The cardinal was not the sinister guy portrayed as such in Three Musketeers movies, although like Metternich, Talleyrand, and Bismarck, he had quite /5.

This book clearly showed that when Richelieu became the Chief Minister of France, that nation was on a verge of becoming another Holy Roman Empire, weak, divided and a non-factor. But in partnership with his King, who realized a good thing when he saw it, by the time both men were dead, France was on a verge of becoming a next European 5/5(2).

Get this from a library. Richelieu: a tale of France in the reign of King Louis XIII. [G P R James]. Chief minister to King Louis XIII, Cardinal Richelieu was the architect of a new France in the seventeenth century, and the force behind the nation's rise as a European power.

Among the first statesmen to clearly understand the necessity of a balance of powers, he was one of the early realist politicians, practicing in the wake of Niccolò /5.

the condition of France at the accession of Louis XIV in politics, economy and society. The French monarchy in The legacy of Richelieu and Louis XIII Louis XIII was king of France and married Anne of Austria.

A er 23 years of hoping for an heir and four still births, the couple produced Louis inprompting. Louis XIII, king of France from towho cooperated closely with his chief minister, the Cardinal de Richelieu, to make France a leading European power.

The eldest son of King Henry IV and Marie de Médicis, Louis succeeded to the throne upon the assassination of his father in. Early life, – Born at the Palace of Fontainebleau, Louis XIII was the eldest child of King Henry IV of France and his second wife Marie de' son of the king, he was a Fils de France ("son of France"), and as the eldest son, Dauphin of father Henry IV was the first French king of the House of Bourbon, having succeeded his second cousin, Henry III (–), in.

Louis XIII was king of France from to Under his reign, France became a leading European power. A King of France who came to power in after the War of the Three Henrys. He promised peace, order, and stability.

First Minister to King Louis XIII, his goal was to weaken the nobility. Written by Richelieu, this book discussed how the government's actions. His rise to prominence had several downturns, including termination of employment by Louis XIII, exile, ecclessiastic setbacks, and run of the mill intrique.

What makes Richelieu so striking, and why this book is so necessary to understand the history behind the power of France, is that he met every challenge, learned from every experience, and Reviews: 2. king of France from to who relied heavily on the advice of Cardinal Richelieu () Louis XIV king of France from to ; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles ().

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G.P.R. James. Published by Wildside Press (). Cardinal Richelieu () was one of the most significant leaders in France because he both strengthened and consolidated the power of the monarchy.

He was chief minister to Louis XIII, and he changed the nature of French government and society. Today, he is best known as a character in Alexander Dumas’ classic novel, The Three. Richelieu's successes were extremely important to Louis XIII's successor, King Louis XIV. He continued Richelieu's work of creating an absolute monarchy ; in the same vein as the Cardinal, he enacted policies that further suppressed the once-mighty aristocracy, and utterly destroyed all remnants of Huguenot political power with the Edict of.

France in the Age of Louis XIII and Richelieu. Translated by D. Lockie. New York: Praeger, E-mail Citation» This classic account traces chronologically the political history of Louis XIII’s reign. It was originally published in French as La France de Louis XIII et de Richelieu (2d ed., Paris: Flammarion, ).

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Louis, the Boy KingWhen Louis became king in after the death of his father, Louis XIII, the true ruler of France was Richelieu’s successor, Cardinal Mazarin (MAZ•uh•RAN). Mazarin’s greatest triumph came in.

Louis XIII (French pronunciation: [lwi tʁɛz]; 27 September – 14 May ) was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who was King of France from to and King of Navarre (as Louis II) from towhen the crown of Navarre was merged with the French crown.

Shortly before his ninth birthday, Louis became king of France and Navarre after his father Henry IV was assassinated.France under Louis XIII Richelieu, Master of Catholic France Richelieu and France’s Wars France under Regency and Mazarin EUROPE Wars & Plays has been published as a book.

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