Governments of France.
Here is a
list of the men who acted as
Controller General under Henry IV.
The Assassination of Henry IV
Henry IV was assassinated on May 14, 1610,
by a 32 year old and mentally
Ravaillac, a former schoolmaster
then lay brother of the Convent of
the Feuillants (Reformed
Cistercians), was convinced he could
save the Catholic religion by
assassinating Henry IV, who had
planned military engagement against
the Catholic Holy Roman Empire (over
Julich). His campaign was scheduled
to launch on May 19, 1610.
14, 1610, Henry went to visit his
who had fallen ill. When Henry
stepped out of Sully's house and was
on his way to his carriage,
Ravaillac emerged from a neighboring
building and stabbed Henry twice.
was brought to the Louvre but died a
few moments later.
Ravaillac was quartered on the
Place de Grève in Paris on May
Henry's wife was
Medicis. Their eldest
became King of France on May 14,