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A Popular History of France from the Earliest Time

Produced by David Widger

HISTORY OF FRANCE

BY M. GUIZOT

VOLUME V.

LIST OF STEEL ENGRAVINGS:

CASTLE OF PAU FRONTISPIECE.

GABRIELLE D'ESTREES 130

MARIE DE MEDICI. 147

RICHELIEU. 180

LOUIS XIV. 344

TURENNE. 444

LIST OF WOOD-CUT ILLUSTRATIONS.

Henry IV. 11

Henry IV. at Ivry 26

"Do not lose Sight of my White Plume." 30

Rosny Castle 30

Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma 32

Charles de Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne 35

Sully 37

Lemaitre, Mayenne, and the Archbishop of Lyons 53

Henry IV.'s Abjuration 56

The Castle of Monceaux 91

The Castle of St. Germain in the Reign of Henry IV. 107

The Castle of Fontainbleau 124

Henry IV. and his Ministers 138

The Arsenal in the Reign of Henry IV. 143

The Louvre 145

Concini, Leonora Galigai, and Mary de' Medici 149

Louis XIII. and Albert de Luynes 154

Murder of Marshal d'Ancre 155

Double Duel 188

"Tapping with his Finger-tips on the Window-pane." 191

Henry, Duke of Montmorency, at Castelnaudary 199

The King and the Cardinal 204

Cinq-Mars and De Thou going to Execution 215

The Parliament of Paris reprimanded 217

The Barefoots 221

The Abbot of St. Cyran 234

Demolishing the Fortifications 244

The Harbor of La Rochelle 248

The King and Richelieu at La Rochelle 250

John Guiton's Oath 254

The Defile of Suza Pass 278

Richelieu and Father Joseph 280

Gustavus Adolphus 282

Death of Gustavus and his Page 290

The Palais-Cardinal 305

The Tomb of Richelieu 308

Descartes at Amsterdam 316

The King's Press 323

Peter Corneille 334

The Representation of "the Cid." 335

Corneille at the Hotel Rambouillet 342

The Great Conde 348

Arrest of Broussel 352

Cardinal de Retz 352


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