Absolutism Rise In France

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  • Absolutism Rise In France

    1. 1. Development of French Absolutism (c. 1589-1648)
    2. 2. France in the 17th century
    3. 3. Henry IV (Henry of Navarre) (r. 1589-1610)
    4. 4. Duke of Sully (1560-1641) <ul><li>Enhanced power of the monarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Mercantilism to control the economy </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced royal debt </li></ul><ul><li>Reformed the tax system </li></ul><ul><li>Improved transportation </li></ul>
    5. 5. Louis XIII (r. 1610-1643) Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642)

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