Unformatted text preview: Restoration (1660) and the Return of Charles II Why Opponents Achieved Success in England? Parliament? Gentry and Social Base? Religion, Nation? 2. Triumph of French “Absolutism” Bourbon Kings, Louis XIII (1610-43), Louis XIV (1643-1715) Influence of Richelieu (1585-1642), “Raison d’Etat” Intendants, Control of Nobles Opposition to Royal Policies: Huguenots, Nobles Suppression of La Rochelle (Huguenot city) Mazarin, Anne of Austria, Resistance to Mazarin “The Fronde” (1648-1653), Nobles Seek to Gain Power Why Absolutism Emerged in France? Social Classes, Religion, Claims to Represent Nation, Louis XIV Aristocracies and Power in England and France Political Alternatives and Imperial Expansion...
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- Spring '09
- Oliver Cromwell, Louis XIV of France, Charles I of England, English Civil War