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King Henri IV, bon vivant and father of Louis XIII

Henry IV December 1553 – 14 May Henri-Quatre also known as Good King Henry "le bon roi Henri" was King of Navarre (as Henry III) from 1572 to 1610 and King of France from 1589 to 1610

"Firmly he holds it and blows it with a will. High are the mountains, the blast is long and shrill, Thirty great leagues the sound went echoing..." - The Song of Roland

"Firmly he holds it and blows it with a will. High are the mountains, the blast is long and shrill, Thirty great leagues the sound went echoing." - The Song of Roland

Henri IV, roi de France et de Navarre

King of France, Henri IV - Henry de Bourbon December 1553 – 14 May Henri-Quatre, was King of France from 1589 to 1610 and King of Navarre from 1572 to

Good King Henri IV has gained the throne and brought peace to France when Lucie meets Jean-Loup.

Good King Henri IV has gained the throne and brought peace to France when Lucie meets Jean-Loup.

Porträtt. Herman Wrangel.  Togs till utställningen.Skokloster_gods - 400_år_-_Skoklosters_slott  Inv.nr: 2267

Herman Wrangel, portrait done (probably in by Georg Günther Kraill von…

Gaston, Duke of Orléans 1608-1660. XIV's uncle and constant intriguer. He earned the ire of the powerful Prime Minister Cardinal Richelieu which forced him into exile twice. He was quiet during the First Fronde but was major player in the 2nd which earned him another exile where he died at 52. He truly inherited the de Medici love of power struggles.

Gaston d'Orleans, brother and frequent intriguer against Louis XIII

Henri Coiffier de Ruzé, Marquis de Cinq-Mars (1620 – 12 September 1642) was a favourite of King Louis XIII of France who led the last and most nearly successful of the many conspiracies against the king's powerful first minister, the Cardinal Richelieu.

Henri Coiffier de Ruzé, Marquis de Cinq-Mars – 12 September was a favourite of King Louis XIII of France who led the last and most nearly successful of the many conspiracies against the king's powerful first minister, the Cardinal Richelieu.

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The Baroque Period in all its Grandiloquence

Anthony van Dyck Lord John Stuart and his brother Lord Bernard Stuart (later Earl of Lichfield), circa 1638

Marie de’ Medici, Queen of France | Unofficial Royalty

France Nuremberg King Henri IV jeton Hans Laufer - Henry IV of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isaac Newton: fé e física

Isaac Newton: fé e física

Newton's 3 laws essay Essay Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion 1373 Words

A portrait of King Charles IX of France, circa 1572 . By or after Francois Clouet

24 August Charles IX of France (under the influence of his mother, Catherine de' Medici) ordered the assassination of Huguenot leaders in Paris (a. the Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre). Thousands were killed, in Paris and beyond.

Caterina de' Medici and her starched lace collar

Marie de Medici Queen of France and mother of Louis XIII, painted in the year of her marriage to Henri IV, 1600 by Santi di Tito (Pitti Palace)

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. Famous dutch scientist and the inventor of the microscope. Played a huge role in the development of health science.

Antonj Philips van Leeuwenhoek (October 1632 – August was a Dutch tradesman and scientist. He is commonly known as “the Father of Microbiology“, and considered to be the first microbiologist.

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