Duke of Biron agrees to stand trial for treason before Henry IV

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Historical Context Note


In France, the Dukes of Biron and Bouillon form a conspiracy against Henry IV. When it is discovered, Biron agrees to appear before the King at Fontainebleu to respond to allegations of treason, but Bouillon flees to Germany.
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Editors. "Duke of Biron agrees to stand trial for treason before Henry IV". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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