Francis, Duke of Guise, is assassinated

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Historical Context Note

Francis, Duke of Guise, on the ascendant in the French War of Religion against the Huguenots, is killed suddenly as he is about to take the city of Orleans.
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Editors. "Francis, Duke of Guise, is assassinated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France