Monarchs of Europe

The flashcards below were created by user on FreezingBlue Flashcards.

  1. Hugenot
    French Protestant
  2. Henry IV
    He issued the Edit of Nantes, which allowed Protestants to worship and restored peace to France
  3. Cardinal Richelieu
    Ruled France as minister under Louis XIII. He strengthened the monarchy by fighting the Hugenots and breaking the power of the nobles
  4. Louis XIV
    King of France from 1643-1715; known as the Sun King, he built the Palace of Versailles as a means to consolidate absolute power; a series of wars and extravagant spending drained France's wealth
  5. Charles I
    Ruled England from 1625-1649; his conflict with Parliament lead England to a civil war. He was beheaded in 1649>
  6. Oliver Cromwell
    He lead Parliament's forces in deposing King Charles I
Card Set:
Monarchs of Europe
2011-01-22 01:33:26
Social Studies

First 6 key terms for quiz Thursday
Show Answers: