History of the Reign of Henry IV, Vol. 1 of 2: King of France and Navarre, from Numerous Unpublished Sources, Including Ms. Documents in the Bibliotheque Imperiale, and the Archives Du Royaume de France, Etc (Classic Reprint) by Martha Walker Freer (Paperback / softback, 2015)
Excerpt from History of the Reign of Henry IV, Vol. 1 of 2: King of France and Navarre, From Numerous Unpublished Sources, Including Ms. Documents in the Bibliotheque Imperiale, and the Archives Du Royaume De France, Etc Death of Henry III., king of France. - Henri Quatre. - His position on the demise of his predecessor. - Conferences among the bles. - Position of parties. - The marechal de Birou. - Henry ackwledged by the foreign levies of his army. - Receives a deputation of bles. - His princely presence. - Dexterous conduct of the king. - Paris and the Holy League. - Principal supporters of the Union. - The duchess de Montpensier. - Combat of Marivayx. - The duke d'Epern retires from the royal army. - Numberous defections - Resources of king Henry. - Harangues his army at Poissy. - Refuses to abjure the Protestant creed. - Negotiates with the League. - M. de Villeroy. - The king raises the siege of Paris, divides his army, and retires into Normandy. - Views of the various factious of the realm. - Progress of the king. - Campaign in Normandy. - the cardinal de Bourbon, titular king of the League. - Mission of the duke de Luxembourg to Rome. - Henry entrenches himself at Arques. - Details. - Correspondence with madame de Guiche. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.