Henry IV enters Paris (48 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Henry IV enters Paris, which has been under the domination of the Catholic League since 1588. The rest of the country gradually submits to his sovereignty, and the League disintegrates. Henry subsequently compensates League generals and nobles for their submission to his authority with a total of 32 million livres.

Citation:
Editors. "Henry IV enters Paris". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15467, accessed 04 December 2016.]


Related Groups

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