FACTOID # 11: Oklahoma has the highest rate of women in State or Federal correctional facilities.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Gabrielle d'Estrée

Gabrielle d'Estrée, Duchess of Beaufort and Verneuil, and Marquise de Monceaux ( Events January 11 - Austrian nobility is granted Freedom of religion. January 23 - The Royal Exchange opens in London. Crimean Tatars from the Crimean Khanate seize and burn Moscow. Queen Elizabeths Grammar School founded in Horncastle October 7 Battle of Lepanto - Spanish, Venetian, and Papal naval forces under Don John... 1571- Events Swedish King Sigismund III Vasa is replaced by his brother Charles IX of Sweden. First reported performance of Shakespeares Julius Caesar in London. Births February 13 - Pope Alexander VII (+ 1667) March 22 - Anthony van Dyck, painter (+ 1641) April 25 - Oliver Cromwell, later Lord Protector of England, Scotland and... 1599) was a The French Republic or France ( French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. France is a democracy organised as a... French mistress of King By Frans Pourbus the younger. Henry IV (French: Henri IV) (December 13, 1553 - May 14, 1610), called the Great (French: le Grand), was the first of the Bourbon kings of France, reigning from 1589 until 1610. As a Protestant he was involved in the Wars of Religion before acceding to... Henry IV of France, born at Château de la Bourdaisière in Montlouis-sur-Loire, in the Indre-et-Loire is a département in west-central France named after the Indre and the Loire rivers. History Indre-et-Loire was one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from the former province of Touraine. Tours... Indre-et-Loire department of France.

public domain photo This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. This applies worldwide. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. Click... Gabrielle d'Estrée
Gabrielle d'Estrée

She became Henri's companion and lover at the age of 20 and in 1595 her marriage to M. de Liancourt was annulled and Henri gave her the title of Marquise de Monceaux. Although he was legally married to Marguerite de Valois (1553 - 1615), Queen Margot, Queen of France and Navarre. She should not be confused with the famous author of the same name who was also of the Valois family. Born Marguerite de Valois at the Royal Château in Saint-Germain-en-Laye on May 14, 1553... Marguerite de Valois, Henri and Gabrielle were openly affectionate when in public together. When the two were apart, he wrote her frequent letters. She had common sense and Henri could safely confide his secrets and listen to her advice.


Avid horseback riders, she and Henri enjoyed hunting and riding in the countryside around Paris. For seven years she had the role of a wife and gave the King three children he willingly acknowledged. Seeking power, she used her position to help persuade him to convert from Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. It generally refers to those that separated from the Roman Catholic Church in the Reformation of the 16th century, their offshoots, and those that share similar doctrines or ideologies. It is commonly considered one of the three major branches of Christianity... Protestantism to The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. Members generally prefer the term Catholic Church, but this term has multiple meanings (see Catholicism); the term Roman Catholic Church is used in this article to avoid... Catholicism in order to obtain the throne of The French Republic or France ( French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. France is a democracy organised as a... France.


Henri purchased the Duchy of Beaufort for her in 1597. After applying to Clement, in the monument in Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, erected by his Borghese heirs Clement VIII, born Ippolito Aldobrandini (March 1536 - March 5, 1605) was pope from 1592 to 1605. Born at Fano to a distinguished Florentine family, he studied law under his his father, an able jurist; his ecclesiastical... Pope Clement VIII for a divorce and authority to remarry, in March of 1599 Henri gave her his coronation ring. In early April of that year, King Henri was at the Royal The central range of Fontainebleau The Royal Chateau of Fontainebleau (in the Seine-et-Marne d partement), the largest of the French royal chateaux, introduced to France the Italian Mannerist style in interior decoration and in gardens, and transformed them in the translation. The French Mannerist style of interior decoration... Chateau Fontainebleau when news arrived that Gabrielle was gravely ill, having given birth prematurely to King Henri's stillborn son. On April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). There are 265 days remaining. For the song April Tenth by Garbage, see beautifulgarbage Events 1741 - Prussia defeats Austria in the Battle of Mollwitz 1815 - Mount Tambora eruption covers several islands with ash... April 10, Events Swedish King Sigismund III Vasa is replaced by his brother Charles IX of Sweden. First reported performance of Shakespeares Julius Caesar in London. Births February 13 - Pope Alexander VII (+ 1667) March 22 - Anthony van Dyck, painter (+ 1641) April 25 - Oliver Cromwell, later Lord Protector of England, Scotland and... 1599, while he was on his way to her, another messenger delivered the news of her death.


A grief-stricken king gave Gabrielle the funeral of a Queen, her coffin transported amidst a procession of princes, princesses, and nobles to the The Basilica of Saint Denis (in French, la Basilique de Saint-Denis), a famous burial site for French monarchs, is located in Saint Denis (near Paris). Saint Denis is a patron saint of France and, according to legend, was the first bishop of Paris. A simple shrine was erected at... Saint Denis Basilica for a requiem Mass. Known in French history and song as La Belle Gabrielle, she was interred at Notre Dame la Royale, Maubuisson, Doubs is a département in eastern France named after the Doubs River. History Doubs was one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from part of the former province of Franche-Comté. In 1793, the republic of... Doubs, Capital Besançon Area 16,202 km² Regional President Raymond Forni ( PS) (since 2004) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 20th) 1,133,000 1,117,059 70/km² (2004) Arrondissements 8 Cantons 116 Communes 1,786 Départements Doubs Haute-Sa... Franche-Comté.


A publication after her death called the "Mémoires secrets de Gabrielle d'Estrée" (The Secret Memoirs of Gabrielle d’Estrée) is believed to have been written by one of her friends.


In Events September 30 - Nurhaci , chieftain of the Jurchens and founder of the Qing Dynasty dies and is succeeded by his son Hong Taiji. Spanish establish a trading colony on Taiwan. Peter Minuit, director of the New Netherland colony, begins a policy of purchasing Manhattan from the Lenape. Work begins on... 1626, her son César (b. June 1594), the Duke of Vendôme, participated in a plot against Cardinal Richelieu was the French chief minister from 1624 until his death. Armand Jean Du Plessis, Cardinal et Duc de Richelieu ( 9 September 1585– 4 December 1642) was a French clergyman, noble, and statesman. Consecrated as a bishop in 1607, he later entered politics, becoming a Secretary of State... Cardinal Richelieu. César was captured and held in prison for three years. In Events The Long Parliament passes a series of legislation designed to contain Charles Is absolutist tendencies. August 10 – Charles I of England flees London for the north Rebellion of the Gaelic Irish in Ulster against the English settlers The Dutch found a trading colony on Dejima, near Nagasaki... 1641 he was accused of conspiracy again and this time fled to Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Official language None; English is de facto Capital London Capitals coordinates 51° 30 N, 0° 10 W Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK... England.


Her three children by Henry were:

  • César de Bourbon, Duke of Vendome (1594-1665), m. Françoise of Mercoeur.
  • Catherine-Henriette de Bourbon (1596-1663), m. Duke Charles II of Elboeuf.
  • Alexandre, Chevalier de Vendome (1598-1629).

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m