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Junko Absolutism

Age of Absolutism

TermDefinition
Cardinal Richelieu He supported protestants in 30 Years War and was the Cardinal that oversaw Louis XIII
Jean Baptiste Colbert Served as Minister of Finace during Louis XIV reign and helped to strengthen the French economy
Catherine d’Medici She ordered the massacre of 20,000 Protestants in Paris
Versailles This is the opulent palace located 11 miles outside of Paris
Henry IV He signed the Edict of Nantes
Fronde The revolt by the Nobles during the early reign of Louis XIV
Louis XIII He became King at 9 years of age
Cardinal Mazarin He was the advisor to Louis XIV
Henry III The son of Catherine d’Medici that was killed during the "War of the Three Henrys"
Louis XIV He was the most powerful in the long line of French Kings who said "I am the State"
Edict of Nantes This document declared that Protestant could worship freely in France
St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre This is the name given to the slaughter of Protestants in Paris in 1572
Thirty Years War A battle between Catholics and Protestants in the Holy Roman Empire
Mercantilism Economic system in which countries increase exports and reduce imports
War of Spanish Succession This war was fought by Louis XIV
Rules of Etiquette Louis XIV used these in order to control the nobles living at Versailles
Protestants This group of people left France in large numbers after the Edict of Nantes was revoked
Treaty of Westphalia The name of the peace that brought an end to the Thirty Years War
Huguenots Name given to French Calvinists
Created by: mjunko1