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Henri IV - An unfinished reign


Sixte Quint


Felice Peretti was elected pope on 1 May 1585, taking the name Sixtus V. He excommunicated Henri de Navarre and Henri I, prince de Condé, for heresy on 9 July 1585.

Portrait of pope Sixtus V
© Musée national du château de Pau, Jean-Yves Chermeux
Portrait of pope Sixtus V, painting by Filippo Bellini. Musée national du château de Pau, P. 2008.16.1

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