Henry IV expels the Jesuits from certain areas of France

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Historical Context Note

Henry IV expels the Jesuits from certain areas of France, since they were the educators of his recent would-be assassin, Jean Ch√Ętel, and had favoured his enemies the Catholic League. However, they re-admits them to his kingdom in 1603, and even grants them a castle for the foundation of a new academy in 1604.
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Editors. "Henry IV expels the Jesuits from certain areas of France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France