The Sixteen establish a revolutionary government in Paris

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Historical Context Note


The Sixteen, a secret council of agents in the service of the Catholic League, establish a revolutionary government in Paris. This government pledges its loyalty to the Duke of Guise, rather than to King Henry III.
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Citation:
Editors. "The Sixteen establish a revolutionary government in Paris". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15341, accessed 04 September 2015.]


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