Battle of Dreux

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Historical Context Note


In the French Civil Wars of Religion, the Battle of Dreux enables the Duke of Guise to halt the progress of the Huguenots' German allies. Guise marches towards Orleans, and Huguenot leaders Conde and Montmorency are taken prisoner.

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Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Dreux". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011; last revised 30 November -1.
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15013, accessed 21 April 2015.]


Related Groups

  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France