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1) Fronde. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...King Louis XIV, caused by the efforts of the Parlement of Paris (the chief judiciary body) to limit the growing authority of the crown; by the personal ambitions...

2) Frondizi, Arturo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Juan Peron and rose to prominence after the latter was overthrown in 1955. A realist, he accepted Peronist support in his successful bid for the presidency in 1958....

3) Duquesne, Abraham. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fronde outbreaks, he suppressed a revolt at Bordeaux (1650). As commander of the new French fleet, he distinguished himself in the third of the Dutch Wars, engaging...

4) Dunes, Battle of the. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Battle of the, 1658, decisive engagement fought near Dunkirk in the struggle between France and Spain that had resulted from Spanish intervention in the Fronde. The...

5) Fouquet, Nicolas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...King Louis XIV of France. His loyalty to Cardinal Mazarin during the Fronde helped to secure his position. By his transactions with financiers, to whom he allowed...

6) Crequy, Francois, chevalier de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Having fought in the Thirty Years War and on the government side in the Fronde, he conducted brilliant campaigns in the War of Devolution (1667-68) and conquered...

7) Longueville, Anne Genevieve de Bourbon-Conde, duchesse de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Henry II de Conde and sister of the Great Conde, Louis II de Bourbon, prince de Conde. A noted beauty, she maintained a long liaison with the duc de La Rochefoucauld...

8) Conde, Louis II de Bourbon, prince de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Louis II de Bourbon, prince de, 1621-86, French general, called the Great Conde; son of Henri II de Conde. Among his early victories in the Thirty Years War were...

9) Luxembourg, Francois Henri de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Under his cousin, the Great Conde, he served in the Fronde, in the conquest of Franche-Comte (1668), and in the Dutch War. Made a marshal in 1675, he was given (1676)...

10) Pyrenees, Peace of the. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Peace of the, 1659, treaty ending the warfare between France and Spain that, continuing after the Peace of Westphalia, had been complicated by French intervention...

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