Editors. "Henry III secretly leaves Poland for France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Henry III secretly leaves Poland for France (74 words)
Historical Context Note
Henry III, who had been elected King of Poland the previous year, receives the news that he is also now King of France, since hte death of his brother Charles IX. He secretly leaves Poland for France, and en route meets the Emperor Maximilian II in Vienna, who advocates a policy of toleration towards the Huguenots. The Polish Assembly later deposes Henry, and replaces him with Anna Jagellion, daughter of a previous Polish king.15171 Henry III secretly leaves Poland for France 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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