Henry IV (of Navarre) establishes his headquarters at Tours

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Historical Context Note

Henry IV of France was known as Henry of Navarre until the death of Henry III on 2nd August, who on his deathbed declared Navarre to be his heir. He now makes Tours, in central France, his headquarters in his struggle against the Catholic League.
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Editors. "Henry IV (of Navarre) establishes his headquarters at Tours". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France