Anne of Austria

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Anne of Austria

1601-1666.
Queen of France as the wife of Louis XIII and regent (1643-1651) for her son Louis XIV.

Anne of Austria

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(Biography) 1601–66, wife of Louis XIII of France and daughter of Philip III of Spain: regent of France (1643–61) for her son Louis XIV

Anne′ of Aus′tria


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1601–66, queen consort of Louis XIII of France: regent during the minority of her son Louis XIV.
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Students and scholars of early modern French history may be familiar with the story of how Catherine de Medicis, Marie de Medicis, and Anne d'Autriche served as regents for their minor sons (Charles IX, Louis XIII, and Louis XIV, respectively) during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Figure incontournable du siecle devot, Anne d'Autriche figure des les premieres pages du livre de Deslandres.
Berriere examines how four regents during the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, Louise de Savoie, Catherine de Medicis, Anne d'Autriche, and Marie de Medicis, although politically handicapped by the Salic Law, used their influence and patronage to promote causes and individuals dear to them.