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The Rise of Absolute Monarchy in France

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    The Rise of Absolute  Monarchy in France 1589-1715
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France Weak monarchy before 17 th  century Powerful nobles rule parts of France Bourbon Dynasty begins centralization  of France
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The Rise of Absolute  Monarchy in France Henry IV becomes King of France in  1589,  Beginning of Bourbon Dynasty Conflict between King and Nobility Began creating a centralized  government Henry IV was assassinated in 1610
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The Rise of Absolute  Monarchy in France Louis XIII becomes king at the age of 9 Cardinal Richelieu runs the country Louis XIII dies in 1643
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The Rise of Absolute  Monarchy in France Louis XIV becomes king in 1643 Cardinal Mazarin in charge during his  minority Mazarin continues policy of Richelieu The  Fronde  (1649 and 1652) Louis XIV takes over after Mazarin’s  death in 1661
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Louis XIV (1643-1715)
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The Rise of Absolute  Monarchy in France Louis XIV controls the nobility He builds up the bureaucracy  French military modernized  Louis XIV revokes the Edict of Nantes in 1685
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