Henry III arranges the assassination of Henry, Duke of Guise

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Historical Context Note

Having been faced by his own States-General suggesting that he should give up his crown to the head of the Catholic League, the Duke of Guise, Henry III of France arranges for Guise to be assassinated.
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Editors. "Henry III arranges the assassination of Henry, Duke of Guise". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France