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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Maurras tried to integrate all classes into what he described as the "historic nation" and the "patrimony it bequeathed to posterity:" Although a monarchist who praised the pre-Revolutionary France of "thirty kings and forty provinces," he pinned his hope of monarchical restoration on the Count of Paris, a descendant of the Orleanist collateral branch of the Bourbon dynasty that was identified in the 19 th century with constitutional reform and the ascending bourgeoisie.
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.
By the eighteenth century, the centralizing policies of the Bourbon dynasty led the "Father King" to expand his patriarchal authority over private families in order to impose a "new politics of the child" for all races and social classes in late-colonial Lima.
In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries the top minds of the Bourbon dynasty knew they could not exploit something if they did not know where it was.
This wonderful art flourished for three centuries, thanks to the skills of the finest craftsmen in Europe, and in time other workshops were founded at the court of Rudolf II in Prague and also at the court of Louis XIV in France, before spreading to Naples and Madrid during the Bourbon dynasty.