Henry of Navarre becomes recognised as head of the Huguenot Party.
Married to Marguerite de Valois, sister of the King of France,
Henry had been forced to convert to Catholicism, but escaped from
the royal court in 1576 and recanted this decision, returning to
the Calvinist faith of his mother.
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Editors. "Henry of Navarre is recognised as head of the Huguenot Party". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15215, accessed 21 October 2016.]
- European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France