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Henri IV - An unfinished reign

Chronology

Dates

  1553 Henri IV is born in the city of Pau
  1557 Henri IV, as a child, is presented to Henri II, king of France.
  Christmas Day 1560 Jeanne d’Albret officially converts to Protestantism.
  1 March 1562 Massacre of Vassy. Start of the First War of Religion.
  19 March 1563 Edict of Amboise. End of the First War of Religion.
  1567 Start of the Second War of Religion.
  3 August 1568 Start of the Third War of Religion.
illustration de l'item 13 March 1569 Catholic victory at Jarnac. Death of the prince Louis de Condé.
illustration de l'item 9 June 1572 Death of Jeanne d’Albret.
illustration de l'item 18 August 1572 Marriage of Henri de Navarre and Marguerite de Valois.
illustration de l'item 24 August 1572 Beginning of the St Bartholomew's Day Massacre.
illustration de l'item 12 September 1572 Henri de Navarre abjures Protestantism.
  30 May 1574 Death of Charles IX. Accession of Henri III.
illustration de l'item 4 February 1576 Henri de Navarre escapes from the French court.
  6 May 1576 Edict of Beaulieu. End of the Fifth War of Religion.
illustration de l'item 13 June 1576 Henri officially abjures Catholicism.
  17 September 1577 Edict of Poitiers. End of the Sixth War of Religion.
illustration de l'item 28 February 1579 Treaty of Nérac.
  26 November 1580 Treaty of Fleix. End of the Seventh War of Religion.
  10 June 1584 Death of duc d’Anjou. Henri de Navarre becomes heir to the throne.
  7 July 1585 Treaty of Nemours. The rights of France's Protestants are curtailed.
  9 September 1585 A papal bull issued by Sixtus V excommunicates Henri de Navarre.
illustration de l'item 20 October 1587 Victory of the Protestant army, led by Henri, in Coutras.
illustration de l'item 15 July 1588 Edict of Union, outlawing the Protestant religion in France.
illustration de l'item 30 April 1589 Henri III and Henri de Navarre meet and reconcile in Plessis-Lès-Tours.
  21 September 1589 Henri IV defeats the duc de Mayenne's forces at the Battle of Arques.
illustration de l'item 14 March 1590 Victory of Henri at Ivry.
  July 1591 Edict of Mantes
illustration de l'item 25 July 1593 Henri IV abjures Protestantism.
illustration de l'item 27 February 1594 Coronation of Henri IV in Chartres.
illustration de l'item 27 December 1594 Attempted assassination of Henri IV by Jean Châtel.
illustration de l'item 17 January 1595 Henri IV declares war on Spain.
illustration de l'item 30 April1598 Signature of the Edict of Nantes, putting an end to the Wars of Religion.
illustration de l'item 2 May 1598 Signature of the Treaty of Vervins, ending the war against Spain.
illustration de l'item 17 December 1600 Marriage of Henri IV and Marie de Médicis at the cathedral in Lyon.
illustration de l'item 27 September 1601 Birth of the Dauphin Louis (the future Louis XIII) at Fontainebleau.
  July 1607 Edict of union of the domain of Navarre with the crown of France.
illustration de l'item 13 May 1610 Coronation of Marie de Médicis.
illustration de l'item 14 May 1610 Assassination of Henri IV by Ravaillac.
  1 July 1610 Henri IV is buried in Saint-Denis.

People

illustration de l'item 1559-1604 Catherine de Bourbon
illustration de l'item 1503-1555 Henri d’Albret
illustration de l'item 1518-1562 Antoinede Bourbon
illustration de l'item 1559-1604 Catherinede Bourbon
illustration de l'item 1519-1559 Henri II
illustration de l'item 1544-1560 François II
illustration de l'item 1528-1572 Jeanne d’Albret
illustration de l'item 1550-1574 Charles IX
illustration de l'item v. 1505-1573 Michel de L’Hospital
illustration de l'item 1519-1589 Catherine de Médicis
illustration de l'item 1519-1563 François Ier de Guise
illustration de l'item mort en 1566 La Gaucherie
illustration de l'item 1530-1569 Louis Ier de Condé
illustration de l'item 1554-1584 François de France, duc d’Anjou
illustration de l'item 1553-1615 Marguerite de Valois
illustration de l'item 1519-1572 Gaspard de Coligny
illustration de l'item 1551-1589 Henri III
illustration de l'item 1555-1588 Henri Ier de Condé
illustration de l'item 1555-1623 Henri de La Tour d’Auvergne
illustration de l'item 1533-1592 Montaigne
illustration de l'item 1554-1621 Diane d’Andouins (Corisande)
illustration de l'item v. 1530-1600 Claude Le Jeune
illustration de l'item 1568-1654 Hercule de Rohan, duc de Montbazon
illustration de l'item 1558-1652 Jacques-Nompar de Caumont
illustration de l'item 1549-1623 Philippe Duplessis-Mornay
illustration de l'item 1520-1590 Pape Sixte-Quint
illustration de l'item 1552-1630 Agrippa d’Aubigné
illustration de l'item 1560-1587 Anne de Joyeuse
illustration de l'item 1549-1588 Henri Ier de Lorraine
illustration de l'item 1555-1588 Louis, cardinal de Lorraine
illustration de l'item 1523-1590 Cardinal de Bourbon
illustration de l'item 1554-1611 Charles II de Lorraine
illustration de l'item 1558-1602 Philippe-Emmanuel de Lorraine
illustration de l'item 1559-1641 Sully
illustration de l'item 1553-1603 Élisabeth Ière d’Angleterre
illustration de l'item 1573-1599 Gabrielle d’Estrées
illustration de l'item v. 1565-1620 Pierre Guédron
illustration de l'item 1536-1611 Barthélemy Prieur
illustration de l'item 1574-1643 Guillaume Dupré
illustration de l'item 1560-1625 Antoine de Roquelaure
illustration de l'item 1553-1617 Jacques-Auguste de Thou
illustration de l'item 1594-1665 César, duc de Vendôme
illustration de l'item 1549-1609 Eustache Du Caurroy
illustration de l'item 1536-1605 Pope Clément VIII
illustration de l'item 1527-1598 Philippe II d’Espagne
illustration de l'item 1551-1614 Jean de Beaumanoir
illustration de l'item v.1550-1614 Jacques II du Cerceau
illustration de l'item v. 1560-1615 Louis Métezeau
illustration de l'item 1579-1633 Henriette d’Entragues
illustration de l'item 1575-1642 Marie de Médicis
illustration de l'item 1601-1643 Louis XIII
illustration de l'item 1579-1646 François de Bassompierre
illustration de l'item 1564-1626 Père Coton
illustration de l'item v. 1564-1619 Martin Fréminet
illustration de l'item v. 1550 v. 1610 Matthieu Jacquet
illustration de l'item 1575-1629 Pierre de Bérulle
illustration de l'item 1554-1615 Pierre de Francqueville
illustration de l'item 1579-1638 Henri, duc de Rohan
illustration de l'item 1555-1628 François de Malherbes
illustration de l'item 1571-1640 Charles de Guise
illustration de l'item 1543-1614 Ambroise Dubois
illustration de l'item 1567-1625 Honoré d’Urfé
illustration de l'item v. 1580-1635 Samuel de Champlain
illustration de l'item 1594-1650 Charlotte de Montmorency
illustration de l'item 1580-1637 Charles I de Gonzague
illustration de l'item v. 1569-1622 Frans Pourbus
illustration de l'item 1552-1612 Rudolf II
illustration de l'item 1567-1625 Maurice of Nassau
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