Chapter 5 Section 2 The Reign of Louis XIV

Chapter 5 Section 2
The Reign of Louis XIV
Religious wars and power struggles
1572 the St. Bartholomew's
Day Massacre in Paris
Henry of Navarrea was
robust, athleti, and
handsome.
Henry declared that the Huguenots could
live in peace and this was called Edict of
Nantes
After Henry IV's death his son
Louis XIII reigned
Louis XIV comes to power
Louis XIV was the most
powerful ruler in french
history
Intendants are government agents
who collected taxes and administered
justice
Writers Turn Toward Skepticism
Skepticism is the idea that
nothing can ever be known for
certain
Louis Fights Disastrous wars
france had a hardtime expanding there
land. french longed for peace and
quiet.
The Sun King's Grand Style
The kings style was royalty. he did nothing
himself. including having his clothes put on for him,
having his food prepared to his precice
tastelikeness.
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