Editors. "The Sixteen establish a revolutionary government in Paris". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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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.