Failed attempt to rescue Alençon and Navarre from the French court

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Historical Context Note

The Huguenots tried to carry out the 'Plot of Vincennes'. The purpose of this conspiracy was to rescue Henry of Navarre and the Duke of Alençon, the King's younger brother and a Protestant sympathiser, from the French Courts, but it failed.
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Editors. "Failed attempt to rescue Alençon and Navarre from the French court". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15168, accessed 01 October 2014.]


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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France