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a European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily
a system of government in which the head of state is a hereditary position and the king or queen has almost complete power
Wars of Religion
Wars in which England, France, the Netherlands, and the Holy Roman Empire fought mainly about religion, but social, economical, and political questions were also involved.
French Civil Wars
9 wars in last half of 16th century-power struggle between 3 noble families for Crown after death of Henry II
This was the man who influenced the power of King Louis XIII the most and tried to make France an absolute monarchy
Palace of Versaille
french king and queen lived there. symbol of waste and arogane when people were starving to death
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