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a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1610 to 1643 and King of Navarre (as Louis II) from 1610 to 1620, when the crown of Navarre was merged with the French crown. Shortly before his ninth birthday, Louis became king of France and Navarre after his father Henry IV was assassinated. His mother, Marie de' Medici, acted as regent during his minority. Mismanagement of the kingdom and ceaseless political intrigues by Marie and her Italian favourites led the young king to take power in 1617 by exiling his mother and executing her followers, including Concino Concini, the most influential Italian at the French court.
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05/15/1610-Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as king 
10/02/1614-King Louis XIII (13) declared an adult 
08/07/1620-Battle of Les Ponts-de-Cé, Poitou: king Louis XIII beats his mother Marie de Medici 
12/23/1620-French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII 
10/18/1622-King Louis XIII and Huguenots sign Treaty of Montpellier
08/13/1624-Cardinal Richelieu appointed Chief Minister by Louis XIII 
11/01/1628-King Louis XIII occupies La Rochelle 
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