Officier d'épée
In the ancien Régime French Navy, an officier d'épée (literally, sword officer) was a member of the "corps des officiers d'épée", one of the naval officer corps. This corps was divided between "offic...
Treaty of Versailles (1756)
The Treaty of Versailles (also known as the First Treaty of Versailles) was a diplomatic agreement between Austria and France signed on 1 May 1756 at the Palace of Versailles in which the two countrie...
New France
New France (French: Nouvelle-France) was the area colonized by France in North America during a period beginning with the exploration of the Saint Lawrence River by Jacques Cartier in 153...
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Treaty of Paris (1303)
The Treaty of Paris was signed on 20 May 1303 between Philip IV of France and Edward I of England. Based on the terms of the treaty, Gascony was restored to England from France, thus setting the stage...
Treaty of Bergerac
The Treaty of Bergerac was signed at Bergerac on 14 September 1577 between Henry III of France and Huguenot princes, and later ratified by the Edict of Poitiers on 17 September. This accord was develo...
Treaty of Péronne (1641)
The Treaty of Péronne was signed on September 14, 1641, in Péronne, France between Honoré II, Prince of Monaco and King Louis XIII of France. Based on the terms of the treaty, Prince Honoré permitted ...
Siege of Montpellier
The Siege of Montpellier was a siege of the Huguenot city of Montpellier by the Catholic forces of Louis XIII of France, from August to October 1622. It was part of the Huguenot rebellions.
Louis ...
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Treaty of Haddington
The Treaty of Haddington was a treaty signed in 1548 between France and Scotland that promised Mary, Queen of Scots to Dauphin Francis in marriage in return for French assistance in the Siege of Haddi...
Franco-Hungarian alliance
A Franco-Hungarian alliance was formed in October 1528 between Francis I of France and John Zápolya, king of Hungary.
France had already been looking for allies in Central Europe. His ambassador, ...
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Nicolay (family)
The Marquisal, Countal and Baronial House of Nicolay (de Nicolaÿ/Nicolaï, von Nicolay/Nicolai) - ) is a European noble family of the Ancien Régime with its roots in the south of France at the early pa...
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Anglo-French Alliance
There have been several Anglo-French alliances:
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Treaty of Hampton Court (1562)
The Treaty of Hampton Court (also known as the Treaty of Richmond) was signed on 22 September 1562 between Queen Elizabeth and Huguenot leader Louis I de Bourbon, prince de Condé. The treaty was concl...
Auld Alliance
The Auld Alliance (Scots for "Old Alliance"; Vieille Alliance in French) was the alliance between the kingdoms of Scotland and France. The Scots word auld meaning old has become a partly affectionate ...
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Strasbourg Agreement (1675)
The Strasbourg Agreement of 1675 is the first international agreement banning the use of chemical weapons. The treaty was signed between France and the Holy Roman Empire, and was created in response t...
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Capture of Saumur
The Capture of Saumur (French: Capture de Saumur) was the military investment of the Huguenot city of Saumur accomplished by the young French king Louis XIII in May 1621, following the outburst of the...
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Treaty of Montmartre
The Treaty of Montmartre was signed on February 6, 1662 between Louis XIV and Duke Charles of Lorraine. The treaty was negotiated by Hugues de Lionne. Based on the terms of the accord, Louis XIV was g...
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Treaty of Amity and Commerce (United States–France)
The Treaty of Amity and Commerce Between the United States and France, along with its sister document the Treaty of Alliance, was one of two treaties signed on February 6, 1778 at the Hôtel de Crillon...
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League of the Rhine
The League of the Rhine (also known as the Erste Rheinbund, First Rhine-Bund; or the Rheinische Allianz - Rhenish Alliance) was a defensive union of more than 50 German princes and their cities along ...
Treaty of Hanover (1725)
The Treaty of Hanover was developed in response to the Treaty of Vienna (June 7, 1725) in which King Philip V of Spain allied himself with Habsburg Austria after his daughter's engagement to Louis XV ...
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Canada (New France)
Canada was the name of the French colony that once stretched along the St. Lawrence River; the other colonies of New France were Acadia, Louisiana and the south shore of Newfoundland. Canada, the most...
Blockade of La Rochelle
The Blockade of La Rochelle (French: Blocus de La Rochelle) took place in 1621-1622 during the repression of the Huguenot rebellion by the French king Louis XIII.In June 1621, Louis XIII besieged and ...
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Treaty of Valognes
The Treaty of Valognes was a treaty signed on 10 September 1355 between Charles II of Navarre and John II of France. It was designed to unite the two kings against Edward III of England in preparation...
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Treaty of Brétigny
The Treaty of Brétigny was a treaty signed on 25 May 1360, between King Edward III of England and King John II (the Good) of France. In retrospect it is seen as having marked the end of the first phas...
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Treaty of Versailles (1757)
The Treaty of Versailles was a diplomatic agreement signed between Austria and France at Versailles Palace on 1 May 1757 during the Seven Years' War. The agreement expanded on the First Treaty of Vers...
Treaty of Guérande (1365)
The first treaty of Guérande, signed April 12, 1365 ended the Breton War of Succession. In this war, two heirs of John III, Duke of Brittany disputed each other's claim to be Duke of Brittany. Joanna ...
Prince étranger
Prince étranger (English: foreign prince) was a high, though somewhat ambiguous, rank at the French royal court of the ancien régime.
In medieval Europe, a nobleman bore the title of prince as an ...
Treaty of Troyes
The Treaty of Troyes was an agreement that Henry V of England and his heirs would inherit the throne of France upon the death of King Charles VI of France. It was signed in the French city of Troyes o...
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