Bourbon dynasty


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Noun1.Bourbon dynasty - a European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
Bourbon - a member of the European royal family that ruled France
Henry IV, Henry of Navarre, Henry the Great - king of France from 1589 to 1610; although he was leader of the Huguenot armies, when he succeeded the Catholic Henry III and founded the Bourbon dynasty in 1589 he established religious freedom in France;
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Which country has been ruled by the Bourbon dynasty for most of the last three centuries?
The Bourbon dynasty began to rule which country from 1700?
While some Catholics continued to contest the legitimacy of Henri IV's reign, even after his 1593 conversion to Catholicism, Carroll points out that with only one exception the powerful men of the Guise family made peace with Henri and the Bourbon dynasty.
By the 18th century, members of the Bourbon dynasty also held thrones in Spain, Naples, Sicily and Parma.