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 02 March 2015.]
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.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.