Marie de' Medici

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Medici, Marie de':

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, 1573–1642, queen of France, second wife of King Henry IV and daughter of Francesco de' Medici, grand duke of Tuscany. She was married to Henry in 1600. After his assassination (1610) she became regent for her son Louis XIII.
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Marie de' Medici

(mĕd`ĭchē), 1573–1642, queen of France, second wife of King Henry IV and daughter of Francesco de' Medici, grand duke of Tuscany. She was married to Henry in 1600. After his assassination (1610) she became regent for her son Louis XIII. She reversed the policies set by her husband; the duc de SullySully, Maximilien de Béthune, duc de
, 1560–1641, French statesman. Born and reared a Protestant, he fought in the Wars of Religion under the Huguenot leader Henry of Navarre (later King Henry IV of France). Before 1606 he was known as baron de Rosny.
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 was replaced by her favorite, Concini, and the carefully hoarded treasury surplus was dissipated in court extravagance and in pensions to the discontented nobles. In foreign affairs she abandoned the traditional anti-Hapsburg policy. A new Franco-Spanish alliance was formed by the marriage of Louis to Anne of Austria, daughter of King Philip III of Spain, and was further cemented by the marriage of the French princess Elizabeth to the future Philip IV of Spain. Having remained in power for three years beyond the king's majority, Marie was forced into exile after the murder of Concini (1617). In 1619 her partisans rose in revolt, but she was reconciled to her son in 1622. After the rise to power of her former favorite, Cardinal RichelieuRichelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, duc de
(Cardinal Richelieu) , 1585–1642, French prelate and statesman, chief minister of King Louis XIII, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
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, she attempted (1630) to regain influence by urging the king to dismiss his minister of state; instead Louis forced his mother into a new exile at Compiègne, whence she fled to the Netherlands (1631), never to return to France. She was the mother of Henrietta Maria, queen of Charles I of England. The marriage of Marie and Henry IV was the subject of a celebrated series of paintings by Peter Paul Rubens.

Bibliography

See biographies by J. Pardoe (3 vol., 1852), A. P. Lord (1903), and L. Batiffol (1906; tr. 1908, repr. 1970).

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Podriamos decir que es practicamente un vestido de reina, para un retrato de reina, ya que a Ana de Austria se la represento con un atuendo identico en un retrato de 1650, tambien de los Beaubrun, que presenta adornos similares a las de anteriores pinturas tanto de Ana de Austria como de Maria de Medici.
El verdugado de rueda se ve en las pinturas y escenas de corte francesas a partir de la decada de 1580 y encuentra su apogeo en la indumentaria cortesana con la figura de Maria de Medici.
34) No habia ceremonia de coronacion de la reina desde los primeros Borbones, debido a una supersticion fundada de que sacralizar a la reina como tal podria traer la desgracia al Rey, ya que el 14 de mayo de 1610, cuando Enrique IV de Francia murio el dia justo despues de haber coronado como reina a su esposa Maria de Medici.
Continuando por esta tonica, fue la boda entre Maria de Medici y el Rey Jorge IV de Borbon celebrada en 1600, una vez mas en Florencia, donde se represento la primera opera de la que quedo huella tangible.
Another Bournemouth student, Heather Coad, has created the replica Coronation Robe while University of Glamorgan student Callan Matthews has been working on the two royal gowns from way back in history - those of Princess Charlotte (early 19th century) and Maria de Medici (late 16th century).
La ultima conferencia de la tarde fue la de Nicolas le Roux (Universidad de Lyon), en la que explico la dificil situacion durante los primeros anos del reinado de Luis XIII consecuencia de las conspiraciones protagonizadas por los Principes de la Sangre y los hugonotes, traducidas en levantamientos armados dirigidos contra la politica llevada a cabo por la regente Maria de Medici y Concini.
En la segunda sesion, Sir John Elliott desarrollo un contexto politico internacional sobre los matrimonios, desde la Paz de Vervins (1598) hasta la negociacion de los matrimonios, dentro de la politica de pacificacion llevada a cabo por Felipe III y el duque de Lerma (la llamada Pax Hispanica), y la debilidad de la regencia de Maria de Medicis en Francia.
En la sesion de la tarde, las conferencias se reanudaron con un apartado dedicado a los aspectos musicales de las celebraciones; Iain Fenlon (King's College, Cambridge) hablo de la musica elegida por Maria de Medicis y sus consejeros (influenciada por la musica italiana) para acompanar las ceremonias festivas.
However, with a smoother passage she would probably have been second and, in hindsight, that was a perfectly respectable return as the winner Rumoush is smart and was far from disgraced in the 1000 Guineas, while thirdplaced Maria De Medici has subsequently tasted Listed glory.
However, with a smoother passage she would probably have been second and in hindsight that was a perfectly respectable return as the winner Rumoush is smart and was far from disgraced in the 1000 Guineas, while third-placed Maria De Medici has subsequently tasted Listed glory.
In any case, the soon-to-be new countess was well disposed to favor Isabel de Borbon, whose mother, Maria de Medici, was a granddaughter of Leonor de Toledo Osorio-Pimentel.
1600 En la ciudad de Florencia, ante el rey Enrique IV de Francia y Maria de Medici, Jacobo Peri canta el papel de Orpheus de la opera Euridice.