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grandson of Henry IV, etc

This monument to Henry IV was built about two hundred years after his death. The restored post-Napoleon monarchy needed its own heroes: inside the bronze statue were placed medals listing many accomplishments of the King of France and Navarra; but, rumor has it … Continue reading

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