The conspiracy of Count Fiesco Author: Jean Francois Paul de Gondi (Cardinal de Retz) - Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz (September 29, 1613 - August 24, 1679) Was a French churchman, writer of memoirs, and agitator in the Fronde. The Florentine banking family of the Gondi HAD beens Introduced into France by Catherine de 'Medici; Catherine offert Jerome (Girolamo) de Gondi in 1573 the castle That he made the nucleus of the Château de Saint-Cloud
Medici Family:an Italian family of bankers, merchants, and rulers of Florence and Tuscany, prominent in Italian political and cultural history in the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries, including. 2. Catherine de' (kaˈtriːn de). See Catherine de' Medici. 3.
Pair of doors with the cyphers of Henri II and Catherine de Medici.Catherine de Medici, heir to the titles of her mother, Madeleine de La Tour d’Auvergne, became Dame de Clermont in 1551. The two doors were made for a house built in 1557 in Clermont- Ferrand that no longer stands.
King Henri III of France (1551-1589), last king of the House of Valois, third son of Catherine de' Medici. His reign saw the civil war between Huguenots and the Catholic League.Henri III was assassinated by a monk of the Catholic League Lessingimages.com - Search Results for Huguenots, Protestants
Marriage of Eleanor de' Medici and Duke Vincenzo I Gonzaga, April 1584. Eleonor (born Eleonora) de' Medici (1567-1611) was a daughter of Francesco I de' Medici and Joanna of Austria, daughter of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Anna of Bohemia and Hungary. She was a family member of the famous House of Medici and the sister of Marie de' Medici the Queen of France. By marriage she was Duchess consort of Mantua.