Jesuit Jean Châtel attempts to assassinate Henry IV (28 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


Henry IV of France survives an assassination attempt by an Jesuit ex-student, Jean Châtel, who tries to stab him as he walks in the street in Paris.

Editors. "Jesuit Jean Châtel attempts to assassinate Henry IV". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[, accessed 30 April 2017.]

Related Groups

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

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