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    Francois Viete

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    he got to do more or at least as much he wanted to do. He got to work for Kings, and also been married twice. Francois Viete was a very interesting. He also went to a few different countries. Francois Viete was born in 1540 in Frontenay-le-Comte, France. It is now the province of Vendee. His father was Etenne Viete, who was a lawyer, and his mother was Marguerite Dupont. They both came from well-to-do families. He enjoyed all the available educational opportunities. He did preliminary studies in

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    enchantress Circe has the performers in a spell. As the ballet progresses, the gods Jupiter, Minerva, and Mercury are called upon to defeat Circe and release the performers from her spell. Actual peace and order is not restored until the King of France gets involved. Supposedly the dances in the production were inspired by the ancient Greeks. Pythagorean and Platonic concepts related to universal harmony and order is demonstrated in Beaujoyeulx's rhythm and choreographed spatial patterns. The

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    dregs of society' (she came from a powerful Florentine family on her father's side and her mother was daughter of Jeanne de Bourbon-Vendôme, consequently a princess of royal blood). It accuses her of poisoning Francis I's eldest son (to make Henry, her husband, Dauphin and therefore herself Dauphine). The pamphlet also circulates the story most associated with Catherine, that she was the sole initiator of the infamous St Bartholomew Day's Massacre. The pamphlet is probably the most vitriolic

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    Kenilworth Castle

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    (Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Garden). If was built “around 1120 by Geoffrey de Clinton who was Henry I’s Lord Chamberlain,”(Kenilworth Castle) and was later passed from Henry II and King John (1210-1215) to King Henry III. Henry III continued John’s work reinforcing the castle as a fortress, and then gave the castle to Simon de Montfort, whom he later ended up fighting. After a battle against Simon’s son, Henry III was victorious and his son, Edmund Earl of Lancaster, inherited the castle in the 1300s.

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    Queen Margot

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    Margaret of Valois allowing audiences to have the ability to relate with historical characters. From the beginning of the film, Margaret is portrayed as a pawn in the hands of her family by having to comply to an arranged marriage with a Protestant, Henry of Navarre (Chéreau, Queen Margot). Catherine organized the marriage alliance in 1572. (Durkee 67). This submissive behaviour allows the audience to connect and empathize with Margaret. Even in the final scenes of the movie, the audience is left sympathizing

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    Wars of the Roses

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    claim the throne between two families, of Edward III and Henry IV. Edward was of Yorkist faction and Henry of Lancastrian. The roses were the symbols of the house. Shakespeare made use of the symbolism of the roses and the war to produce his history plays as well as expressing his opinion of the monarchy. To understand where the Wars of the Roses began means starting with the demise of the Plantagenet, sudden shifts in power, and women ruling. Edward III was crowned king at fourteen years old and assumed

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    The Reasons Why Henry VII Won the 1485 War Henry had a very weak inheritance claim to the throne, and when he was born in 1457, he was never thought to become King as he was born into a family containing past illegitimate relations. His mother, Margaret Beaufort was only 14 years of age when Henry was born and his father, Edmund Tudor, had died three months earlier. Henry's guardian was appointed to Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke. Henry was only ever thought to live his life as the Earl

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    The Battle of Agincourt

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    most memorable and strategically fought battles between England and France. The Battle of Agincourt involved England and France near Agincourt. The Battle of Agincourt happened during the “Hundred Years War”. The hundred year War began in 1337 and ended in 1453. The hundred years war actually lasted 116 years. The Hundred Years war included England, France and later Burgundy. Sometimes England won the battles and sometimes France won (Keegan 79). The Battle of Agincourt happened because of The Treaty

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    The Loss of the Throne by Richard III There are many views as to whether Richard III lost his throne, or if it was a mainly Tudor advance which secured it. Overall I think that Henry Tudor did not actively gain the throne decisively, in fact Richard III lost it from making key mistakes throughout his reign, and at Bosworth. Richard weakened his grasp on the throne by indulging in a vast plantations policy which gave too much power to Northerners and inevitably made him dependant on these

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    Henry VII of England

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    Henry VII of England Introduction Henry VII is also known as Henry Tudor. He was the first Tudor king after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in August 1485. This battle saw the end of the Wars of the Roses, however to bring England to a powerful and also peace country he would have to sustain a full control of England. Henry VII was king of England from 1485 to 1509. His second son, also called Henry, inherited the throne and became Henry VIII. How did he keep the nobles under

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