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King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574) Charles , Charles IX
King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461) Charles , Charles VII
French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794) Danton , Georges Jacques Danton
Roman satirist who denounced the vice and folly of Roman society during the reign of the emperor Domitian (60-140) Decimus Junius Juvenalis , Juvenal
Emperor of Rome who was proclaimed emperor against his will; his reign was notable for his severe persecution of Christians (201-251) Decius
Emperor of Rome; son of Vespasian who succeeded his brother Titus; instigated a reign of terror and was assassinated as a tyrant (51-96) Domitian , Titus Flavius Domitianus
fourth son of Edward III who was the effective ruler of England during the close of his father's reign and during the minority of Richard II; his son was Henry Bolingbroke (1340-1399) Duke of Lancaster , John of Gaunt
son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parlia Edward , Edward III
Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; during her reign Mary Queen of Scots was executed and the Spanish Armada was defeated; her reign w Elizabeth , Elizabeth I
person who lived during the reign of Elizabeth I Elizabethan
period in British history during the reign of Elizabeth I in the 16th century; an age marked by literary achievement and domestic prosperity Elizabethan age
King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820) George , George III
interval between end of one's reign and beginning of another interrenum
any distinguished personage during the reign of James I Jacobean
member of the radical movement that instituted the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution Jacobin
ideology of the most radical element of the French Revolution that instituted the Reign of Terror Jacobinism
king of France whose military victories consolidated his reign (1081-1137) Louis the Bruiser , Louis the Far , Louis the Wideawake , Louis VI
king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715) Louis the Great , Louis XIV , Sun King
Emperor of Rome who introduced a degree of freedom after the repressive reign of Domitian; adopted Trajan as his successor (30-98) Marcus Cocceius Nerva , Nerva
French revolutionary; leader of the Jacobins and architect of the Reign of Terror; was himself executed in a coup d'etat (1758-1794) Maxmillien Marie Isidore de Robespierre , Robespierre
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