The Assassination Of Henri IV (14 May 1610) . . Hello to all of you !
Here is my second entry for this MocAthalon on 2013, " The Assassination Of Henri IV (14 May 1610), I thus chose to represent this scene for the 27th category: The Ides Of March : "Great men, falls by treason and conspiracy! Tell us a story of assassination, treason and crime..."
On August 1589, a Protestant and poor Bourbon becomes, according to the laws of transmission of the crown, King of France. He is called Henri IV. The country is exhausted by thirty years of civil and religious fights, between Catholics and Protestants. In fifteen years, this sovereign managed to calm the kingdom and to raise it economically. But Henri IV remains in near many of his fanatical subjects, an intruder in France filled with catholic tradition, murderers roam around him, trying to eliminate him, on May 14th, 1610, Street of Ferronnerie the knife of Ravaillac ends the life of this sovereign, the first one of the dynasty of Bourbons.
Assassination close up view :
Street Of Ferronnerie over view :
Carriage close up view :
Characters over view :
I hope you will like it :) !