History Of The Reign Of Henry Iv., King Of France And Navarre (volume 2); Henry Iv. And Marie De Medici by Martha Walker Freer

History Of The Reign Of Henry Iv., King Of France And Navarre (volume 2); Henry Iv. And Marie De…

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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. 1860. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ever treasure. Humbly kissing your hands, I subscribe myself, madame. "Your affectionate and humble brother and servant, "Heney.1" Elizabeth was enchanted with this gallantry on the part of the king ; and returned a highly flattering reply, teeming with hyperbole and prudery through her ambassador Unton. The king, meanwhile, advanced into Champagne and laid siege to Epernay, a town which after the retreat of the duke of Parma, Guise had captured with a division of Spanish and Walloon troops. Discord had risen to a great height between the duke de Mayenne and his nephew; for whenever the Spanish ministers deemed that they had reasonable complaint against the duke, they entered into private negotiation with Guise in the same fashion as the former in his turn had recourse to the king. On the departure of Parma, the young duke tried every means to obtain supreme command over the Spanish levies in France. Orders were transmitted to that purport from Madrid; but Farnese wishing to soothe the extreme discontent evinced by Mayenne, ventured, nevertheless, to nominate M. de Rosne, giving him orders to obey M. de Mayenne in all matters. The dexterous strategy 1 Life of lord chancellor Egerton.--Archives Imperiales, salle 5, MS. 30, fol. 116. of Farnese was highly applauded by his Catholic majesty. Philip promised through his ambassador don Diego, that during the autumn months while the states assembled, Parma should again give the lords of the League the support of his presence at the head of an armed force. The loss of Epernay, meantime, had greatly disconcerted the duke de Nevers. The town and its adjacent district were rich, and likely to afford the Parisians assistance in the victualling of their city. The king, therefore, himself advanced to Chartres, and sent the ma...

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Title:History Of The Reign Of Henry Iv., King Of France And Navarre (volume 2); Henry Iv. And Marie De…Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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