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French Theatre--16th and 17th C.

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I. French culture and theatre

        A. Francis I (1515‑1547)

        B. Henry II (1547‑1559) marries Catherine de Medici 1548

        C.  Henry II dies in a jousting tournament

        D. Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III all succeed in turn as King.

        E. Ballet Comique de la Reine (1581)

 

II. Public Theatres

        A. Confrerie de la Passion (1548)

        B. Hotel de Bourgogne (1548)

        C. Salle du Petit Bourbon (1577)

        D. Theatre du Marais (1634)

        E. Palais Royal (1641)

 

III. Acting companies

        A. Comediens du Roi

        B. Turlupin, Gross‑Guillaume, Gautier Garguille

        C. Montdory

        D. Scaramouche

        E. Moliere

 

IV. Machine plays

        A. Torelli

        B. Mazarin

        C. Corneille

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