Essays Tagged: "king of france"


A- Reasons and prominent figures:It is December 11, 1792, the trial of the King of France Louis XVI. After all the bloody nobleman's heads were chopped off it was the King's t ... gh, which lead to the revolution. Louis XVI had established the start of the French Revolution by taking the powers of nobles to himself; meaning that he reduced the powers of the nobles to gain power ... ing peasants. During the revolutionary if you were a common you were forced to suffer the most. The king had 20 people only to dress him up and hold his crown. Louis XVI also suffered many big defeats ...

(6 pages) 266 1 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Overview of the plot of King Lear

The ageing King Lear, no longer wishing to bear the burdens of kingship, announces that he intends to divide hi ... hich daughter loves him best. The winner of the 'love test' will receive the largest portion of his kingdom. Goneril and Regan flatter their father and are duly rewarded, but Cordelia, Lear's youngest ... ar's youngest and favourite daughter, is unable to do this. Her short but sincere speech angers the king, who disinherits her, leaving her without a dowry. Her share of the kingdom is then divided bet ...

(6 pages) 100 3 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Eleanor of Aquitaine

her. Eleanor was very close to her father. When she was only fifteen, Eleanor's father died while making a religious pilgrimage. (Internet #2) After her father died, Eleanor married Louis VII. Only a ... uis VII. Only a few days after the wedding, Eleanor's father-in-law died and her husband became the king of France. Eleanor, being very intelligent, took on the role of being queen with a lot of enthu ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

King lear act and scene summary

Assignment 5 Part 1 King Lear summary. March 05 2002Lear, the aging king of Britain, decides to step down from the thron ... . March 05 2002Lear, the aging king of Britain, decides to step down from the throne and divide his kingdom evenly among his three daughters. First, however, he puts his daughters through a test, aski ... o words to describe how much she loves her father. Lear flies into a rage and disowns Cordelia. The king of France, who has courted Cordelia, says that he still wants to marry her even without her lan ...

(2 pages) 103 2 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Canadian National Flag

af on the flag. The colours of the flag are the official national colours of Canada, red and white. King George V appointed them in 1921.The Maple Leaf wasn't the only flag Canada had. Prior to the Ma ... r-de-lis was planted on Canadian Soil when Jacques Cartier landed here and claimed the land for the King of France. The flag was flown until the early 1760's, when Canada was ceded to the United Kingd ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Dual soveriegnty of the kings of england as a cause of the hundred years war.

Hundred Years War. By including within its writing's the demand for liege homage to be paid by the King/Duke of England to the King of France, it ordered a pre-determined hierarchy of kings, a situat ... tion, however there is no doubt that the question of vassalage as an unacceptable situation for the Kings of England was an overwhelming factor in the break out of hostilities. The only other event th ...

(7 pages) 56 1 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Henry of nevarre.

. Henry was the third son of Antoine de Bourbon and Jeanne D'albret, daughter and heiress of Henry, King of France. In 1559, his mother took him to La Rochelle and presented him to the assembled Hugue ... male descendant of the royal house of France. This is the reason why he became Henry IV, the first king of The Bourbon Dynasty in France. As a king, he showed himself to be decisive, fearless in batt ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Outline for what happened after Napoleon got defeated and exiled.

France overthrew its Bourbon king-Charles X - last king of France; his rule was ended by a short and almost bloodless revolution ... to flee as an exile to Great Britain-After Charles left, his cousin Louis Philippe became "citizen king" of France, who would share power with the Chamber of DeputiesBritain's middle class won the vo ... ed the number of British voters; nearly all middle-class men could now take part in electionsThe working class had little power-in Britain, working class people had no political influence- Industrial ...

(3 pages) 45 1 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A review on the movie "The Brotherhood of the Wolves"

ilm seems to be divided into two parts. The first half of the tale deals with the envoy sent by the king of France to investigate the attacks by the rarely-seen beast. In the second half of the film, ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Declaration of the Rights of Man

enforced properly without a power dissemblance resulting from the new wave of freedom.In theory the King of France is meant to be a man of the people - listening to their needs and trying to improve t ... eople - listening to their needs and trying to improve their lives, as well as protecting them. But King Luis XIII was the complete opposite of this, he could simply be described as a selfish man, onl ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Biography of LouisXIV

Louis the Fourteenth was a very unique ruler, and also a great king of France.Louis expressed his unique and great side in many ways, but the main ways are through ... ys are throughthe path of his early years in which we watch young Louis grow into a unique but greatking. His greatness also shines through during his prime years where Louis does manywonderful things ... wonders of Louis the Fourteenth by his workon the Versailles. Let's learn about Louis!Louis became king at the early age of four when his father, Louis XII died on May14th, 1643. The will of Louis' f ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Was Louis XVI of France a weak king, or was he simply in the wrong place at the wrong time?

King Louis XVI deserves to be king of France by both his heritage and his virtue. Despite a shadowed ... nce by both his heritage and his virtue. Despite a shadowed childhood, Louis grew up to be a caring king who greatly respects his subjects' happiness and ideas. His excellent memory and profound knowl ... not provided with sound advice and cooperation. Despite the numerous setbacks, the noble but young king had the courage to call upon the Estates General so that France would not lose her dignity by g ...

(1 pages) 40 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Fronde this paper shows the effects of the Fronde on the reign of Louis XIV. Concludes with yes as an answer.

"The Fronde"The Fronde was a period of uncertainty in France. A time in which a newly crowned king of just ten years old at the time. A young king named Louis XIV was chased by the upper middle ... social groups required some change in their government. They desired less powering the hand of the king and more toward the people's hands. However, everyone knows that this contradicts what Louis XI ...

(3 pages) 13 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Critique of Hitler's use of Machiavellan Principles.

of the German people with that of the people of Milan in the late 15th century: "Louis the Twelfth, King of France, quickly occupied Milan, and as quickly lost it; and to turn him out the first time i ... uation on the "Jewry", because since the 15th century and the Jewish people's exclusivity to the banking community, Jews were associated with the false belief that they were swindlers who would cheat ...

(4 pages) 35 1 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Lion In Winter

King Henry II, his wife, Eleanor of Acquitaine, and their three sons, Richard, Geoffrey, and John ar ... s. The sons all want their father's throne, and their mother has a few tricks under her sleeve. The king wants to see his kingdom to last forever, and is willing to marry his mistress to have more son ... more sons. King Henry has only two passions in this film, one to torment his wife and two give his kingdom to one of his own blood. See this terrifying drama unfold with action and excitement comes t ...

(2 pages) 631 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Knights Of Templar

rst international bankers in history. The Knights had a tragic end at the hands of Philip the Fair, King of France, makes their story one that you could read as a novel.The Knights of Templar, also kn ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Hundred Days

The Hundred Days Louis XVIII was the new king of France almost sixty years old. He had promise to accept the results of the Revolution that h ... e on the French mainland. The French was Napoleon's enemies.Bourbons fled from Paris. Louis XVIII taking refuge in Belgium.Vienna, the Congress issued a declaration that Napoleon was the enemy and dis ...

(1 pages) 560 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Henry 5

Henry V is a historical play. It is based on real events.Henry V is King of England. He also believes he has a right to be the next king of France, and sends an officia ... insults him by sending him a gift of 'treasure' which turns out to be tennis balls and a message mocking Henry's ability to rule, and then rejects his claim to the throne, Henry prepares for war with ... is wounded. They are angry, and call up their full army to crush the English.Meanwhile, the French king has offered his daughter Katherine to Henry as his wife. Katherine tries to learn English from ...

(2 pages) 664 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Charles the Bold's view on the Burgundian state?

reaty of Arras; an agreement between Charles the Bold's father Phillip the Good and Charles VII the King of France. This treaty outlines the new relationship between them, Charles VII relinquished all ... , Philip the Good overlooked the treaty completely. Charles the Bold should have recognised the new King of France, he chose not to. Charles preferred to continue the late Duke's policies of governmen ...

(5 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The French Revolution: Downfall of Louis

The French Revolution was the start of King Louis XVI’s downfall, overthrowing the absolute monarchy of France. Ascending to the thron ... concerned about the society and the government instead he had spend most of his time on eating, drinking and hunting.At the start Louis and his wife Marie-Antoinette were quite popular but later they ... ogether they adopted a pledge, the Tennis Court Oath , which was that they will not leave until the King had written a new constitution for France. With 577 men signing the oath, Louis’ poor atte ...

(3 pages) 11 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution