Baron Montigny is assassinated in Spain on Philip II's orders

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Historical Context Note

Baron Montigny, younger brother of Count Hoorn, who had been executed as a traitor two years earlier, is himself assassinated in Spain on the orders of King Philip II.
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Editors. "Baron Montigny is assassinated in Spain on Philip II's orders". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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