Henry of Navarre

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Noun1.Henry of Navarre - 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;
Bourbon dynasty, Bourbon - a European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily
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1610: Henry IV of France,"Good King Henry", was murdered by a mad monk in Paris.
6) A former Catholic leaguer opposed to the ascension of a Protestant king to the French throne, Matthieu was appointed royal historiographer after King Henry IV of France had initiated a program to restore the monarchy's authority after decades of civil wars that had devastated the nation and posed a challenge to the very nature of kingship.
1610: Henry IV of France, "Good King Henry", was murdered by a mad monk in Paris.
After the assassination of King Henry IV of France, the country seemed on the verge of another civil war revolving around succession to the throne and Roman Catholic-Huguenot religious strife.
1610: Henry IV of France, ''Good King Henry', was murdered by a mad monk in Paris.
all of which were studies for 21 life-size paintings representing Marie's life from her girlhood, coronation as Queen of Henry IV of France, to old age and exile.
Scrofula was seldom fatal and given to spontaneous cure or remission, but in old times belief in its power was strong and King Henry IV of France is reported to have touched and healed as many as 1,500 individuals at one time.
05 Epsom Daughter to the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Marie married King Henry IV of France in 1600.