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Memoirs of Maximilian De Bethune, Vol. 3: Duke of Sully, Prime Minister to Henry the Great: Containing the History of the Life and Reign of That ... French: To Which Is Added, the Tryal of Rav

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Excerpt from Memoirs of Maximilian De Bethune, Vol. 3: Duke of Sully, Prime Minister to Henry the Great: Containing the History of the Life and Reign of That Monarch, and His Own Administration Under Him: Translated From the French: To Which Is Added, the Tryal of Ravaillac for the Murder of Henry the Great

Henry's description of his three ministers. Other particulars of the finances, and of the government. Edict against fraudulent bankrupts. Another edict against duels. Plots of the courtiers against Sully. Flight of the prince of Condé:: and other particulars of that affair. Henry receives false informations against the protestants. A discovery of a conspiracy formed at La-Flé:che against Henry's life.

Summary Of The Twenty-Seventh Book.

Continuation of the memoirs of 1609 - 1610. Foreign affairs. Treaty for a truce between Spain and the United Provinces, and of the mediation of the kings of France and England. Article in favour of the prince of Epinoy. Henry obliges the grand duke of Tuscany to make him reparation for the affront offered to his ambassador. Other affairs of Germany, Italy, and Switzerland. Death of the duke of Cleves. An historical and political memorial upon the disputes for this succession. The German princes put themselves under the protection of Henry IV. A conversation between Henry and the duke of Sully upon this subject: and upon the execution of the great design. Henry entertains suspicions of Sully. Success of the negotiations in the several courts of Europe. Henry's indiscretion in disclosing his designs: conversations between the king and his minister upon this expedition. A council of regency established: and other preparations within and without the kingdom. Presages of the approaching death of Henry IV. conversations between him and Sully upon this subject. Information of a conspiracy: and the affair of mademoiselle de Coman. Ceremony of the queen's coronation. Parricide commited on the person of Henry the Great: Sully's behaviour on receiving the news of it: particulars of this assassination, and upon some of the later days of Henry's life. An account of the affairs of the state and the court after Henry's death. Judgment of the different opinions concerning the causes and authors of the king's assassination.

Summary Of The Twenty-Eighth Book.

Continuation of the memoirs of the year 1610. Remarks upon the assassination of Henry IV. a description of his person: particulars relating to his life: his character: his good and bad qualities.

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