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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 ...

11/6/2008 6/5/2012

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, ...

7/31/2008 6/5/2012

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 ...

7/31/2008 6/5/2012

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�...

7/31/2008 6/5/2012

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,...

6/23/2008 6/5/2012

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

"Karel van Lotharingen"

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...

5/6/2009 6/5/2012

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...

3/9/2009 6/5/2012

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

"Jean de La Valette"

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....

9/28/2008 6/5/2012

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

"France /Louis/", "Known as The Just", "крал Луи XIII Бурбонски"

(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&#...

5/11/2007 6/5/2012

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...

6/5/2012 6/5/2012

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...

8/22/2010 6/5/2012

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

"Juan Fernández de Velasco y Tobar", "IV marqués de Berlanga", "VII conde de Haro"

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...

12/3/2008 6/5/2012

Martin Frobisher MP (1535 - 1594)

Sir Martin Frobisher (c. 1535 or 1539 – 15 November 1594[1]) was an English seaman and notable sailor in the British Royal Navy. He made three voyages to the New World to look for the Northwest ...

8/6/2008 6/5/2012

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...

7/31/2008 6/5/2012

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

"Black Jack", "the general"

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...

8/20/2007 6/5/2012

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...

7/13/2011 6/5/2012

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...

11/8/2007 6/5/2012

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...

10/22/2009 6/5/2012

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 ...

8/4/2010 6/5/2012

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...

7/4/2011 6/5/2012

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...

2/18/2010 6/5/2012

) 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 ...

6/5/2012 6/5/2012

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...

4/3/2009 6/5/2012

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...

8/26/2007 6/5/2012

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...

11/1/2007 6/5/2012

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

"Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne", "херцог Анри дьо ла Тур д'Оверн"

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...

2/18/2008 6/5/2012

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...

8/29/2008 6/5/2012

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

"Hercule Francois De Valois", "херцог Франсоа д'Анжу"

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

6/21/2008 6/5/2012

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

"1st Duc de Biron"

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...

12/21/2008 6/5/2012

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

"Marshal of France"

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...

12/21/2008 6/5/2012

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

10/3/2011 6/5/2012

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 ...

8/2/2008 6/5/2012

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

"Hendrik van Lotharingen"

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....

7/31/2008 6/5/2012

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...

1/8/2011 6/5/2012

Links: The Peerage Geneall Wikipedia

12/7/2008 6/5/2012

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

"Albert de Gondi"

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...

2/23/2012 6/5/2012

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...

2/17/2008 6/5/2012

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...

7/13/2011 6/5/2012

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

"Queen of France & Navarre", ""Queen Margot" (La reine Margot)", "Marguerite d'Angoulême", "Margaret of Valois", "Queen Margaret", "Karalienė Margo"

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 ...

5/11/2007 6/5/2012

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...

5/29/2012 6/5/2012

Ludwig, Graf von Nassau MP (1538 - 1574)

"Lodewijk van Nassau"

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...

3/25/2008 6/5/2012

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

"Philippe Strozzi"

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...

1/28/2011 6/5/2012

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 ...

11/1/2007 6/5/2012

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

"Антоан дьо Навар", "Anthony Duke Of /Vendome/", "King Of Navarre", "Antoine de Bourbon duc de Vendôme", "Antoine of Navarre", "Anthony", "duc de Vendôme"

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...

5/11/2007 6/5/2012

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...

11/25/2008 6/5/2012

(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...

5/1/2007 6/5/2012

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

"Henry IV "Le Grand" De Bourbon", "крал Анри IV", "Henri IV "The Great" King Of /France/", "Henry Of /France/", "King of France", "Good King Henry", ""Le Vert Galant""

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...

4/29/2007 6/5/2012

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

"Jeanne", "Joan III", "Juana III", "Wueen of Navarre"

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...

5/11/2007 6/5/2012

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

"Alexandre-Édouard de Valois-Angoulême", "крал Анри III Валоа"

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...

5/11/2007 6/5/2012

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

"Charles of France"

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...

5/11/2007 6/5/2012

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

"Cathérine de Médicis", "born De Medici"

___________________________ Catherine de' Medici Catherine de' Medici (Italian: Caterina de' Medici pronounced [kateˈriːna de ˈmɛːditʃi]; Frenc...

4/23/2007 6/5/2012

Ludovico Gonzaga, duc de Nevers MP (1539 - 1595)

"Louis I"

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...

3/25/2009 6/4/2012

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...

11/12/2010 6/4/2012

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

"Il Medeghino"

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...

1/10/2012 6/4/2012

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...

10/4/2007 6/4/2012

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...

6/23/2008 6/3/2012