17th Century FranceEdit

This is the setting of the published game.

This is the time of Louis XIII, Louis XIV "The Sun King" , The Three Musketeers and the Cardinal's Guard, Cardinal Richelieu, and Cyrano de Bergiac (Roxanne). The books were in the time of Louis XIII. See

The following is a time-line of the period, many games blur this a bit for game play (see: French History)

  • 1598 Edict of Nantes (Catholicism as official state religion but allowing Huguenots rights)
  • 1610 Luis XIII ascends (at age 9 after assassination of Henry IV)
  • 1624 Richelieu becomes Chief Minister
  • 1626-1628 Three Musketeers Story
  • 1635 France Enters the Thirty Years' War (1618)
  • 1636 Seige of Corbie
  • 1640 Cyrano de Bergerac story
  • 1642 France Loss at Battle of Honnecourt
  • 1642 Richelieu Dies, Mazarin succeeds him.
  • 1643 Luis XIII dies, Luis XIV ascends (at age 5)
  • 1648 End of the Thirty Years' War
  • 1648-1653 Fronde (Civil War)
  • 1653-1659 Franco-Spanish war
  • 1661 Mazarin Dies, Colbert Succeeds him.
  • 1667-1668 War of Devolution
  • 1672-1678 Franco-Dutch War
  • 1683 Colbert Dies
  • 1689-1697 Nine Years War
  • 1701-1713 War of Spanish Succession
  • 1789 Storming of the Bastille and End of French Monarchy

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