Duke of Anjou prevents the Huguenot army from moving south to Poitou

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Historical Context Note


The Huguenot army led by Admiral Coligny is defeated in battle at Montcoutour by the Duke of Anjou. This prevents the Huguenots from moving south to Poitou as they had hoped.
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Citation:
Editors. "Duke of Anjou prevents the Huguenot army from moving south to Poitou". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France