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" In 1560, Charles the Ninth became king of France. He was then a boy of ten years old. His reign was disgraced by one of the bloodiest scenes in history. It is called the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. "
Peter Parley's Common School History - Page 189
by Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1850 - 309 pages
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Peter Parley's Universal history, on the basis of geography

Peter Parley (pseud.), Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne - 1837
...the reign of Francis the First ; but he once held an interview with the English king, near Calais. So much magnificence was displayed on both sides,...meeting was called the Field of the Cloth of Gold. He was then a boy of ten years old. His reign was disgraced by one of the bloodiest scenes in history;...
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Crossley's Comprehensive class book

1845
...Swiss, and against the emperor of Germany ; but the emperor took him prisoner at the battle of Pavia. In 1560, Charles the Ninth became king of France....history. It is called the * Massacre of St. Bartholomew. The Catholics (those who were attached to the pope of Rome) had conspired to murder all the Protestants...
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Bradshaw's illustrated travellers' hand book in [afterw.] to France

George Bradshaw - 1855
...which, in 1620, the famous meeting took plsce between Henry VIII of England and Francis I. of France. The place of meeting was called the Field of the Cloth of Gold, and is situated to the west, midway between thlsstation and Gulsnes. The next stations arrived at are...
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The student's text-book of English and general history from B.C. 100

Dorothea Beale - 1858
...(1520). Henry afterwards met Francis near Calais ; so great was the display of royal magnificence, that the place of meeting was called the " Field of the Cloth of Gold." (1522.) Wolsey's high position procured him many enemies, he was employed to raise forced loans from...
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Outlines of Enlgish history

Robert Ross (of Cheltenham.) - 1860
...subsequently between Henry and Francis, the latter in 1520, near to Guines; from the gorgeous display, the place of meeting was called " the Field of the Cloth of Gold." The great object, it is said, which the cardinal aimed at was the preservation of the balance of power...
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The revised lesson book for standard i (iii-vi) of the revised code of the ...

1864
...against the emperor of Germany ; but the emperor took him prisoner at the battle of Pavia. In l560, Charles the Ninth became king of France. He was then...history. It is called the ' Massacre of St. Bartholomew. The Catholics (those who were attached to the pope of Rome) had conspired to murder all the Protestants...
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A school history of the British empire

Scottish school-book assoc - 1867
...amusements. So great was the splendour, and so costly were the entertainments at this royal gathering, that the place of meeting was called the " Field of the Cloth of Gold." At the end of fourteen days the two sovereigns separated without accomplishing any important object....
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Stories and Sights of France and Italy

Grace Greenwood - Etiquette - 1867 - 291 pages
...accounts of the writers of that day, the scene must have been something almost awful in pomp and splendor. The place of meeting was called the Field of the Cloth of Gold, from the material with which the tents and pavilions of the monarchs were covered. This plain lies...
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The Little Pilgrim

Grace Greenwood - Children's periodicals, English - 1857
...accounts of the writers of that day, the scene must have been something almost awful in pomp and splendor. The place of meeting was called the Field of the Cloth of Gold, from the material with which the tents and pavilions of the monarchs were covered. This plain lies...
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A School History of England

John Jacob Anderson - Great Britain - 1870 - 302 pages
...magnificent character (1520). So gorgeous was the display on both sides, under the management of Wolsey, that the place of meeting was called the "Field of the Cloth of Gold." The treaty which was made was, however, soon broken; for Charles had artfully gained over Cardinal...
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