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Henri IV (Quatre) style

The early phase of the Classical period of French architecture, named after Henry IV (1589–1610), preceding the architecture of Louis XIII and Louis XIV. It is particularly strong in domestic architecture and town-planning arrangements. The Place des Vosges in Paris (1605–12) is the outstanding example. (See illustration p. 504.)
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After having briefly served Henry IV of France, the Swiss born Calvinist Sir Theodore Turquet de Mayerne became the most famous royal court physician to the early Stuart kings.
Through his mother Lady Caroline Lennox, daughter of the 2nd duke of Richmond, Fox was descended from Charles II of England and Henry IV of France.
Just as often in the stories, modern heroes endure the tumult of post-Reformation Christendom, as King Henry IV of France teaches a would-be assassin the difference between a church that harms the innocent and a church that forgives the guilty, while Katherine of Aragon suffers nobly in the rift between the pope and the king, her husband.
1610: Henry IV of France, ''Good King Henry'', was murdered by a mad monk in Paris.
1610 Henry IV of France, ``Good King Henry``, was murdered by a mad monk in Paris.