Michel de L'Hopital, Chancellor of France, dies

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Historical Context Note

Death of Michel de L'Hopital. He had served as Chancellor of France between 1559 and 1568, and during his time in the post, had attempted to enact an even-handed policy between the warring factions of Catholics and Huguenots. On his downfall in 1568, he retired to his estate at Vignay, where he died.
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Editors. "Michel de L'Hopital, Chancellor of France, dies". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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