Henry IV recalls the Jesuits to France despite opposition

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Historical Context Note

Henry IV of France had expelled the Jesuits from France after an assassination attempt by one of their pupils in 1594. Now, however, he allows them to return to hsi dominions, despite opposition from the Parlement of Paris.
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Citation:
Editors. "Henry IV recalls the Jesuits to France despite opposition". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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