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Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal de Richelieu MP (1585 - 1642)

Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu et de Fronsac (French pronunciation: [ʁiʃəljø]; 9 September 1585 – 4 December 1642) was a French clergyman, noble ...

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George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham MP (1592 - 1628)

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (28 August 1592 – 23 August 1628) (surname pronounced /ˈvɪlɚz/ ("villers"))[1] was the favourite, claimed by some to be the lover, ...

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Henri II, duc de Montmorency MP (1595 - 1632)

Henri II de Montmorency (1595 – October 30, 1632) was a French nobleman and military commander. Biography Born at Chantilly, Oise, Henry was the son of duke Henry I. He was the godson ...

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César de Bourbon, duc de Vendôme MP (1594 - 1665)

César de Bourbon, Duc de Vendôme (1) M, #114501, b. 3 June 1594, d. 22 October 1665 César de Bourbon, Duc de Vendôme was born illegitimately on 3 June 1594 at Ch...

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Carlo Gonzaga, duca di Mantova e di Monferrato MP (1580 - 1637)

Born in Paris, he was the son of Louis I of Gonzaga-Nevers and Henriette of Cléves. In 1612, Charles, a descendant of the Byzantine Emperor Andronicus II Palaeologus through his grandmother,...

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Charles I de Lorraine, IV. duc de Guise MP (1571 - 1640)

Charles de Lorraine, Duc de Guise M, #42307, b. 1571, d. 1640 Charles de Lorraine, Duc de Guise|b. 1571\nd. 1640|p4231.htm#i42307|Henri I de Lorraine, Duc de Guise|b. 1550\nd. 23 Dec 1588|p4229.htm...

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François de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières MP (1543 - 1626)

François de Bonne (1543-1626) Seigneur de Lesdiguières et du Glaizil, puis Duc de Lesdiguières et Pair de France Maréchal de France et dernier Connétable de Fra...

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Jean Louis de Nogaret, duc d'Epernon MP (1554 - 1642)

Notes for *JEAN LOUIS DE NOGARET DE LA VALETTE: Jean Louis de Nogaret de La Valette (1554-1642), FIRST DUKE OF EPERNON, was a powerful member of the French nobility at the turn of the 17th century....

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Louis XIII le Juste, roi de France et Navarre MP (1601 - 1643)

(open link for English version) Louis XIII (27 septembre 1601, Fontainebleau-14 mai 1643, Saint-Germain-en-Laye), roi de France et de Navarre (1610-1643). Il est le fils d'Henri IV et de Marie de M&#...

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Benjamin de Rohan, duc de Soubise (c.1580 - 1642)

Benjamin de Rohan, duc de Soubise (1580?–1642), was a French Huguenot leader. The younger brother of Henri de Rohan, he inherited his title through his mother Catherine of Parthenay. He se...

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Henri, I. duc de Rohan (1579 - 1638)

Henri (II) de Rohan, Viscount then Duke of Rohan (21 August 1579 – 13 April 1638), later duke of Rohan, French soldier, writer and leader of the Huguenots, was born at the Château de Bl...

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D. Juan Fernández de Velasco y Tovar, V. duque de Frías (c.1550 - 1613)

Juan Fernández de Velasco, 5th Duke of Frías[1] (c. 1550 – 15 March 1613) was a Spanish nobleman and diplomat. Juan Fernández de Velasco was the son of Íñ...

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Sir Martin Frobisher MP (1535 - 1594)

A famous yet curiously little known English mariner of the Elizabethan Age, Martin Frobisher was born around 1535 in Altofts, Yorkshire and was third and youngest son of Bernard and Margaret Frobisher....

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Philippe Emmanuel de Lorraine, duc de Mercoeur MP (1558 - 1602)

Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercœur From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercœur (1558-1602). Philippe Emmanuel de Lorrain...

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General Sir John Norreys, MP MP (c.1547 - 1597)

Family and Education b. c.1547, 2nd s. of Sir Henry Norris I and bro. of Edward, Sir Henry II and William. unm. Kntd. 1586. Offices Held MP [I] 1585. Volunteer under Coligny 1571; capt. in Ulster...

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François de Bourbon, prince de Conti MP (1558 - 1614)

François de Bourbon, Prince of Conti (19 August 1558 – 3 August 1614) was the third son of Louis de Bourbon, Prince of Condé, a junior line of the House of Bourbon, and his first...

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Alessandro Ignazio Farnese, III. duca di Parma MP (1545 - 1592)

See Wikipedia... Alexander Farnese (Italian: Alessandro Farnese, Spanish: Alejandro Farnesio) (27 August 1545 – 3 December 1592) was Duke of Parma and Piacenza from 1586 to 1592, and Governo...

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Charles Emmanuel de Savoie, duc de Genève et de Nemours (1567 - 1595)

Charles Emmanuel de Savoie, 3rd Duc de Nemours Charles Emmanuel de Savoie, 3rd Duc de Nemours, (1567 – July 1595) was the son of Jacques of Savoy and Anne of Este, the widow of Francis, Duke...

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Charles I de Lorraine, duc d'Aumale MP (1555 - 1631)

Charles of Guise, duc d'Aumale (25 January 1555 – 1631, Brussels) was the son of Claude, Duke of Aumale and Louise de Brézé. Biography One of the leaders of the Catholic ...

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François de Bourbon, duc de Montpensier MP (c.1542 - 1592)

François de Bourbon (1542 – 4 June 1592) was the Duke of Montpensier and member of the House of Bourbon. He was the brother of Charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange and wife of Willi...

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Filips van Egmont, prins van Gavere (1558 - 1590)

See Wikipedia... Philip, Count of Egmont (1558 – Ivry March 14, 1590) was the fifth Count of Egmont, prince of Gavere and 12th and last Lord of Purmerend, Purmerland and Ilpendam. He was t...

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Bernardino Suárez de Figueroa y Mendoza (c.1540 - 1606)

) Bernardino de Mendoza (c. 1540 – August 3, 1604) was a Spanish military commander, a diplomat and a writer on military history and politics. Life and works Bernardino de Mendoza was ...

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Johann Casimir von der Pfalz-Simmern, Landesherr von Pfalz-Lautern (1543 - 1592)

Only Count Palatine of Lautern Links: The Peerage Genealll Wikipedia Fürst von Pfalz-Lautern: 1559–1592 Predecessor: vom Kurpfalz (Friedrich II) Successor zu Kurpfalz (F...

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Philippe de Mornay, seigneur du Plessis-Mornay (1549 - 1623)

Philippe de Mornay, Seigneur du Plessis-Marly (aka Duplessis-Mornay) Philippe de Mornay was born in Buhy, Normandy, on November 5, 1549. His mother had Protestant leanings, but his father tried to co...

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Henri I, duc de Montmorency MP (1534 - 1614)

Henri I de Montmorency (15 June 1534, Chantilly, Oise - 2 April 1614), Marshal of France, and Constable of France, seigneur of Damville, served as governor of Languedoc from 1563 to 1614. As Gouv...

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Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, duc de Bouillon MP (1555 - 1623)

Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne (titular Duke of Bouillon, jure uxoris, comte de Montfort et Negrepelisse, vicomte de Turenne, Castillon, et Lanquais, ) (28 September 1555 – 25 March 1623) was a m...

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Claude II de Lorraine, duc d'Aumale MP (1526 - 1573)

Claude of Lorraine, Duke of Aumale (August 18, 1526, Joinville – March 3, 1573, La Rochelle) was the third son of Claude, Duke of Guise and Antoinette de Bourbon. He was a prince of Lorraine b...

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François de Valois, duc d'Anjou et d'Alençon MP (1555 - 1584)

Wikipedia - English - François de France Wikipedia - French - François de France Wikipedia - Nederlands Frans van Anjou Francis of Alençon, Duke of Anjou and Alençon (...

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Charles de Gontaut, I. duc de Biron MP (1562 - 1602)

Charles de Gontaut, duc de Biron (1562, Saint-Blancard – 31 July 1602) was a French soldier. Biography He was the son of Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron, under whose command he fough...

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Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron MP (c.1524 - 1592)

Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron (1524 – July 26, 1592) was a celebrated French soldier of the 16th century. Biography His family, one of the numerous branches of the House of Gontaut...

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Charles II de Cossé, I. duc de Brissac MP (1550 - 1621)

Voir Wikipedia... Charles headed forces loyal to the Catholic League during the French Wars of Religion.

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Charles de Lorraine, duc de Mayenne MP (1554 - 1611)

Charles de Lorraine - Wikipedia Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne (26 March 1554 – 3 October 1611), or Charles de Guise, was a French nobleman of the house of Guise and a military leader ...

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Henri I de Lorraine, duc de Guise MP (1549 - 1588)

Henri I de Lorraine, Duc de Guise M, #42290, b. 1550, d. 23 December 1588 Henri I de Lorraine, Duc de Guise|b. 1550\nd. 23 Dec 1588|p4229.htm#i42290|François I de Lorraine, Duc de Guise|b....

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Maximilien I de Béthune, duc de Sully MP (1559 - 1641)

Maximilien de Béthune, first Duke of Sully (13 December 1560 – 22 December 1641) was the doughty soldier, French minister, staunch Huguenot and faithful right-hand man who assisted Henr...

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Henri I de Bourbon, prince de Condé MP (1552 - 1588)

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Alberto Gondi, duc de Retz MP (1522 - 1602)

Albert de Gondi Albert de Gondi From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Albert de Gondi (4 November 1522, Florence – 1602) seigneur du Perron , comte , then marquis de Belle-Isle (1573), duc...

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François, duc de Montmorency MP (1530 - 1579)

François, Duc de Montmorency (17 June 1530 – 6 May 1579) was the eldest son of the first Duc de Montmorency, Anne. He was Duke of Montmorency, Count of Dammartin, Baron of Chateaubr...

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Charles de Bourbon, cardinal-archevêque de Rouen (1523 - 1590)

Charles de Bourbon (22 September 1523 – 9 May 1590) was a French cardinal. The Catholic League considered him the rightful King of France after the death of Henry III of France in 1589. Bi...

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Marguerite de Valois, reine de France et de Navarre MP (1553 - 1615)

Marguerite d'Angoulême F, #105250, b. 14 May 1553, d. 27 March 1615 Marguerite d'Angoulême was born on 14 May 1553 at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Île-de-France, France. (3) She ...

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Gabriel I de Lorges, comte de Montgommery (1530 - 1574)

Gabriel, comte de Montgomery, seigneur de Lorges (5 May 1530 – 26 June 1574), a French nobleman, was a captain in Henry II's Scots Guards. He is remembered for mortally injuring Henry in a jou...

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Ludwig, Graf von Nassau (1538 - 1574)

See Wikipedia... Louis of Nassau (January 10, 1538 – April 14, 1574) was the third son of William, Count of Nassau and Juliana of Stolberg, and the younger brother of Prince William of Orang...

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Philippe Strozzi, seigneur de Bressuire, amiral (1541 - 1582)

Filippo di Piero Strozzi (French: Philippe Strozzi) (1541 – July 27, 1582) was an Italian condottiero, a member of the Florentine family of the Strozzi. He fought mainly for France. Biogra...

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Anne, I. duc de Montmorency MP (1493 - 1567)

Anne de Montmorency was a French soldier, statesman and diplomat. He became Marshal of France and Constable of France. Duke Monmorensi Husband of Madeleine Duchess Monmorensi (Savoy) Father of ...

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Antoine de Bourbon, duc de Bourbon et de Vendôme MP (1518 - 1562)

Antoine de Bourbon (1518 † 1562), fils de Charles, duc de Vendôme, et de Françoise d'Alençon. Il est le père du futur Henri IV. Il porta d'abord les titres de comte d...

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Louis I de Bourbon, I. prince de Condé MP (1530 - 1569)

Louis, Prince of Condé (1530–1569) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Louis I de Bourbon, prince de Condé) Jump to: navigation, search Louis I, Prince...

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Philip II "the Prudent", King of Spain & Portugal MP (1527 - 1598)

(English) Felipe II von Habsburg, Rey de España1 b. 21 May 1527, d. 13 September 1598 King Philip II of Spain Felipe II von Habsburg, Rey de España was born on 21 May 1527 at Va...

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Henri IV, roi de France et de Navarre MP (1553 - 1610)

Links: The Peerage Geneall Wikipedia Henry IV (French: Henri IV) (13 December 1553 – 14 May 1610), ruled as King of France from 1589 to 1610 and, as Henry III, King of Navarre from 1...

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Jeanne III d'Albret, titular Reina de Navarra MP (1528 - 1572)

Jeanne III de Navarre, couramment appelée Jeanne d'Albret, née le 7 janvier 1528 à Saint-Germain-en-Laye, morte le 9 juin 1572 à Paris, fut reine de Navarre de 1555 à...

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Henri III de Valois, roi de France MP (1551 - 1589)

Henry III (19 September 1551 – 2 August 1589, born Alexandre-Édouard de Valois-Angoulême was King of France from 1574 to 1589. As Henry of Valois, he was the first elected mo...

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Charles IX de Valois, roi de France MP (1550 - 1574)

en.wikipedia.org... , fr.wikipedia.org ... ; Charles IX (June 27, 1550 – May 30, 1574) born Charles-Maximilien, was King of France, ruling from 1560 until his death. He is best known as king a...

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Caterina de' Medici, reine de France MP (1519 - 1589)

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Ludovico Gonzaga, duc de Nevers (1539 - 1595)

Louis Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers Louis Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers (Italian: Ludovico or Luigi di Gonzaga-Nevers; September 18, 1539 - October 23, 1595) was an Italian-French dignitary and diplomat in Fra...

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Gaspard de Saulx, seigneur de Tavannes MP (1509 - 1573)

Gaspard de Saulx, sieur de Tavannes (1509–1575) was a French military leader during the Italian Wars and the French Wars of Religion. Biography He was born in Dijon. As a page of K...

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Gian Giacomo de' Medici, duca di Marignano (1498 - 1555)

Gian Giacomo Medici (25 January 1498 – 8 November 1555) was an Italian condottiero, Duke of Marignano and Marquess of Musso and Lecco in Lombardy. Biography Gian Giacomo Medici was t...

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Gaspard II de Coligny, comte de Coligny MP (1519 - 1572)

Gaspard de Coligny est un noble et amiral français, né le 16 février 1519 à Châtillon-sur-Loing et assassiné le 24 août 1572 à Paris, lors du mas...

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Francois de Lorraine, duc de Guise MP (1519 - 1563)

Portrait of François I de Lorraine, Duc de Guise by Marc Duval 1 François I de Lorraine, Duc de Guise M, #42275, b. 1519, d. 1563 François I de Lorraine, Duc de Guise|b. 1519...

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