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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 361 pages of information about The Life of Marie de Medicis Volume 2.

The Comte de la Pena—­Anne of Austria and the orphan—­Popular atrocities—­The wages of crime—­Submission of the Duc de Mayenne—­Suspension of hostilities—­The great nobles return to the capital—­Louis refuses to be reconciled with his mother—­Insolence of De Vitry—­Generosity of the Duc de Rohan—­Marie de Medicis resolves to retire from the Court—­Richelieu offers to share her exile—­He becomes the secret emissary of De Luynes—­Gratitude of the deluded Queen—­A parting interview—­Marie de Medicis proceeds to Blois—­Destitution of the Marechale d’Ancre—­Her despair—­Royal recreations—­A fatal parallel—­Madame de Conde requests permission to share the captivity of her husband—­Trial of Madame d’Ancre—­Her execution—­Cupidity of De Luynes—­Justice of the Grand Duke of Tuscany—­Death of the President de Thou—­Marriage of De Luynes with Mademoiselle de Montbazon—­De Luynes is created duke and peer—­Death of M. de Villeroy—­Recall of the old ministers—­Policy of De Luynes—­His suspiciousness—­His ambition—­De Luynes lodges his brothers in the Louvre—­The sign of “the Three Kings”—­Louis resolves to re-establish the Roman Catholic religion in Bearn, and to annex that principality to the Crown of France—­Meeting of the Notables at Rouen—­The French march to the support of the Duke of Savoy.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES

OF

THE SECOND VOLUME

Comte d’Anquien
Princess-Dowager of Conde
Duchesse de Mercoeur
Marquise de Guercheville
Due de Lesdiguieres
Comtesse de Fervaques
Comtesse du Fargis
Ravaillac
Duchesse de Sully
Marechal de Brissac
Cardinal Bentivoglio
M. de Souvre
Stefano Galigai
M. de Thou
M. Arnaud
Pere Cotton
Henri ii, Duc de Longueville
Duque de Feria
Marechal de la Chatre
Duc d’Elboeuf
M. de Chateauvieux
Marquis de Chateauneuf
Marquis de Rambouillet
Cardinal de Gonzaga
M. de Breves
M. de Brosse
Comte de Buquoy
Don Rodrigo Calderon
Chevalier de Guise
Duc de Luxembourg-Piney
Cardinal de Gondy
Cosmo, Grand Duke of Tuscany
Duc de la Rochefoucauld
Duc de Retz
Bishop of Saintes
M. de Verdun
M. de Servin
Comte de Brienne
Baron du Pont-Saint-Pierre
M. Miron
M. Le Fevre
M. de Rivault
Comte de Laval
Cardinal de Richelieu
M. Le Jay
Comte de Saint-Pol
Duque d’Usseda
M. Mangot
M. de Puisieux
M. Barbin
Madame de Motteville
Marquis de Themines
M. de Saint-Geran. 
M. Deageant
Marechal de Schomberg
Marechal d’Ornano
Marquis de Bressieux
M. de Rouvray
Comte de Fiesque
Jean Goujon
Mlle. de Montbazon

ILLUSTRATIONS

VOL.  II

1.  Henri iv.

2.  Louis XIII, king of France Engraved by Freeman from the Original by Lestang in the Versailles Gallery.

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