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assassinated by a crazed friar in 1589
led France against Europe to win the throne of Spain for his grandson
house of Capet, ruled from 1179--1223
War of the Three Henries broke out during his reign
tried to convert the Jews of France
renounced Protestantism and accepted Catholicism in order to enter Paris
King of England for a while
reigned for only 3 years
Renaissance arrived in France during his reign
the Italian Wars were a big part of his reign
the Thirty Years' War took place during his reign
known as the 'Victorious'
established the systems of appanages
began the construction for the Chateau de Chambord and rebuilt the Chateau de Louvre
House of Bourbon, ruled from 1643--1715
married Anne of Austria, daughter of Philip II of Spain
took part in the 3rd Crusade
became heir to the throne when Henry III's brother died in 1584
had a rivalry with Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire
house of Capet, ruled form 1226--1270
won Normandy, Brittany, Anjou for France
house of Valois, ruled 1515--1547
reorganized the army
son Louis XI of France
fought Catholic opposition in the War of Three Henries
lead France's recovery from the devastation of the Hundred Years' War
went mad before his death in 1461
Italian campaign lost money and men, military disaster for France
Wars of Religion occurred during his reign
house of Capet, ruled from 1364-1380
Known as the 'Sun King'
founded the House of Bourbon, ruled from 1589--1610
recaptured lost parts of France paid as ransom to England
succeeded by his son Louis XII
led the Seventh Crusade, ended in military disaster
72-year-reign, 2nd longest in recorded history
house of Valois, ruled from 1574--1589
succeeded by his son Louis VII
annexed Languedoc, captured Poitou from England
House of Bourbon, ruled from 1610-143
father was Louis VIII 'the Lion'
house of Valois, ruled from 1483-1498
known as 'Louis the Chaste'
negotiated peace with England
house of Capet, reigned 1223--1226
the last of the Valois line
had to pay the ransom for his father John II
Known as 'Louis the Great'
first great Capetian kings of France
succeeded his father Henry IV as King of France when he was 8/9

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