For 27 years, the duke of Joyeuse is one of the cute and favourite of king Henri III. Attention, forget all the gossip spread by the protestants on the king and his minions ! These are effeminate as their finery. Of course, they poudrent, dress of lace and are adorned with jewelry, but there is no more male than them. They have wives and mistresses. Point papouilles them !
Precisely, eager to shine the weapons in hand, in 1587, the duke of Joyeuse encourages the king to break his alliance with the reformed. Then he asks him to be put to the head of the army of the Midi to em…
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