Charles IX of France is declared to be of age at 13

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In France, the thirteen-year-old son of Henry II, King Charles IX, is declared to be of age. This theoretically ends the need for a regency, but the Queen Mother, Catherine de' Medici, continues to hold significant influence over the King's decisions.

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Editors. "Charles IX of France is declared to be of age at 13". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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