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Absolutism-Span/Fren

Global Studies 9

TermDefinition
Phillip II Son of Charles V and King of Spain, protector of the Catholic Church
Absolute Monarch Ruler with unlimited and unquestioned power
Divine Right Belief that you have been chosen by God to rule
Armada Naval force put together by Phillip II in war against the English
Siglo de oro The Golden Age in Spain
The Bourbons Dynasty of French Kings
Armand Richelieu Chief minister of France who reduced the power of the nobles, worked under Louis XIII and Louis XIV
Louis XIV King of France, absolute monarch, was a "player"
St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre Catherine de Medici orders the assassination of Huguenot Protestant leaders in Paris that results in a massacre of thousands of Huguenots all across France
Mazzarin First minister in France after Richelieu's death, served under Louis XIV
Levee in French, "to rise"…morning ceremony in which nobility tended to King Louis XIV
Couchee in French, "to put to bed"…evening ceremony in which nobility tended to King Louis XIV before bedtime
The War of Spanish Succession Conflict that arose over who would take the Spanish throne following the death of the childless Charles II, the last of the Spanish Habsburgs.
The Treaty of Utrecht Agreement whereby France agrees never to unite the the 2 crowns (France and Spain)
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