Henry IV, Makers of History - John Stevens Cabot Abbott

Henry IV, Makers of History

By John Stevens Cabot Abbott

  • Release Date: 1877-06-17
  • Genre: History


About four hundred years ago there was a small kingdom, spreading over the cliffs and ravines of the eastern extremity of the Pyrenees, called Navarre. Its population, of about five hundred thousand, consisted of a very simple, frugal, and industrious people. Those who lived upon the shore washed by the stormy waves of the Bay of Biscay gratified their love of excitement and of adventure by braving the perils of the sea.