A history of France from the death of Louis XI
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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English



  • France


  • France -- History -- Charles VIII, 1483-1498.,
  • France -- History -- Louis XII, 1498-1515.

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Statementby John S. C. Bridge.
LC ClassificationsDC107 .B74 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4730295M
ISBN 100374909849
LC Control Number78018436

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Looking at royal ritual in pre-revolutionary France, Death and the crown examines the deathbed and funeral of Louis XV in , the lit de justice of November , and the coronation of Louis XVI, including the ceremony of the royal healing touch for reviews the state of the field in ritual studies and appraises the status of the monarchy in the s, including the recall of the Author: Anne Byrne. Section Section Review Questions Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.   In January I found a book in the local library entitled Louis XI, The Universal Spider, a biography of France's King Louis XI, written by Paul Murray Kendall and published in It looked like an interesting book so I took it home and read it. Louis XI was King of France from to whose main accomplishments were unifying most of France and ending the Hundred Years War with .   New Year’s Day in , King Louis XII of France died, much to the elation of Mary Tudor (Henry VIII’s sister). Henry had sent his little sister to marry the fat old king, obviously she was less than impressed about this, and asked that once he died she would be free to choose her next match.

Louis XII did not have a surviving son so he was succeeded by his nearest male relative, Francis of Angoulême. Francis was the son of Louis’s cousin, Charles, Count of Angoulême, and Louise of Savoy, and he was also the husband of Louis’ daughter Claude. Francis became Francis I of France and he was crowned on 25th January LOUIS XI, King of France, the son of Charles VII. and his queen, Marie of Anjou, was born on the 3rd of July , at Bourges, where his father, then nicknamed the "King of Bourges," had taken refuge from the English. At the birth of Louis XI part of France was in English hands; when he was five years old, Joan of Arc appeared; he was just six when his father was crowned at Reims. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. La France en (à la mort de Charles VII) (Mirot, Manuel de géographie historique de la France, ) France Under Louis XI (Cambridge Modern History Atlas, ) The Burgundian Lands in (The British Library) France at the Death of Louis XI () (Robert Labberton, New Historical Atlas and General History, ) The Burgundian Lands.