3 edition of Richelieu and the French Monarchy. found in the catalog.
Richelieu and the French Monarchy.
C. V. Wedgwood
Bibliography: p. 199-200.
|Series||Teach yourself history library, Teach yourself history library (Macmillan & Co.)|
|LC Classifications||DC123.9.R5 W4 1950|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 204 p.|
|Number of Pages||204|
Richelieu and the French Monarchy - New, revised edition (Men and History series) Wedgwood, C. V. The book depicts Louis as a man willing to have Richelieu as a powerful advisor but aware of his scheming; he is portrayed as a bored and sour man, dwarfed by Richelieu's intellect. Films such as the , the or the versions tend to treat Louis XIII as a comical character by depicting him as bumbling and : Henry IV, King of France.
The monarchs of the Kingdom of France and its predecessors (and successor monarchies) ruled from the establishment of the Kingdom of the Franks in until the fall of the Second French Empire in , with several interruptions.. Sometimes included as 'Kings of France' are the kings of the Franks of the Merovingian dynasty, which ruled from until , and of the First monarch: Clovis I (as King). For Richelieu and his absolutist fellow travelers, monarchy was not only the most effective form of government, it was also the most natural The French monarch, by virtue of his divine nature, was infused with a purer, higher form of reason, which allowed him to pursue a more pragmatic foreign policy at a remove from the unruly passions and.
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This is a brief but enjoyable account of the Cardinal's rise to prominence (so many of these narratives hinge on the fate of sibling unexpectedly passing) in a career--in which Richelieu essentially centralized the French government, shearing off medieval vestiges, established a navy which would lend France a global presence and all along was a /5.
The book itself is not very long. It is very good and written with great clarity. The author wrote a wonderful history about the 30 Years War. She also has written about the English Civil War but it is hard to find these books.
They should be reprinted. Anyone interested in 17th Century history should read her books/5(5). Richelieu and the French Monarchy Paperback – January 1, by Wedgewood (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
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Cardinal Richelieu () was one of the most significant leaders in France because he both strengthened and consolidated the power of the monarchy. He was chief minister to Louis XIII, and he changed the nature of French government and society. Today, he is best known as a character in Alexander Dumas’ classic novel, The Three.
France and Europe: the rise of French power at the expense of the Habsburgs; the treaties of Westphalia and the Pyrenees the condition of France at the accession of Louis XIV in politics, economy and society.
The French monarchy in The legacy of Richelieu and File Size: KB. Cardinal Richelieu () did more than anyone else to lay the foundations of the French hegemony in Europe and of absolute monarchy in his own country. He was a spokesman for power politics, the idea of raison d'état, and the right of rulers to the unquestioning obedience of their subjects.
He was, in addition, one of the richest men in the entire history of France. Start studying 2. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. It is the measure of Richelieu's greatness that it should be so difficult to imagine the growth of the French monarchy, or the development of Europe in the seventeenth century, without him.
The Cardinal was a personality so dominating and so impressive that in his lifetime almost every event in Europe, however remote, would be ascribed to his secret interference/5(5).
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Wedgwood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(4). After years of expansion of his French Empire by successive military victories, a coalition of European powers defeated him in the War of the Sixth Coalition, ended the First Empire inand restored the monarchy to the brothers of Louis XVI Capital: Paris.
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Cardinal Richelieu () did more than anyone else to lay the foundations of the French hegemony in Europe and of absolute monarchy in his own country. He was a spokesman for power politics, the idea of raison d’état, and the right of rulers to the unquestioning obedience of their subjects.Richelieu and the French Monarchy by C.
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