History Of The Reign Of Henry Iv., King Of France And Navarre (volume 3, V. 1); The Last Decade Of…

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1863. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE LAST DECADE OF A GLORIOUS REIGN. CHAPTER I. 1602--1603. Investigations concerning the crime and trial of the duke de Biron--Severity of the examinations--Surrender of the baron de Luz--He obtains the royal pardon--The count d'Auvergne--He obtains his release from the Bastille--Congratulations addressed to King Henry from the potentates of Europe on the overthrow of the conspirators--Madame de Verneuil--Her discontent, and the miserable disquietude of the king--The duke de Bouillon summoned to answer various charges of treason--Correspondence--He leaves the realm--Details--Advice on the subject sent to Henri Quatre by Queen Elizabeth--Deputies from the Swiss Cantons visit Paris--Their reception --Ratification of a treaty between France and Switzerland--Birth of Madame Elizabeth de France--Adventure of the king at the village of Creteil--Intrigues of the court--Tumults in Metz--Their origin and extent--Henry proceeds in person to Metz--Grants an audience at Verdun to the rector of the Jesuit college--Promises royal protection and ultimate favour to the Fathers--Queen Marie and the duchess de Bar arrive at Metz--Marriage of Mademoiselle de Rohan and the duke de Deux-Ponts --Unhappy position of Madame--Progress of the negotiation at Rome to legalize the union of M. and Madame de Bar--Details--Death of Queen Elizabeth--Grief manifested by Henri Quatre--His letter to the ambassador De Beaumont--Resolves to send an embassy to congratulate King James I. of England--Selects M. de Rosny for his ambassador--Credentials of the latter--Public works undertaken, and sanctioned by the king--Illness of the king--Henry solicits the protection of Spain for Madame de Verneuil and her children in the event of his own demise--Mission of M. d'Auvergne to the ambassador De Taxis. D...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1863. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE LAST DECADE OF A GLORIOUS REIGN. CHAPTER I. 1602--1603. Investigations concerning the crime and trial of the duke de Biron--Sever...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217226434

ISBN - 13:9780217226431

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