Editors. "Francis, Duke of Guise, is assassinated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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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.