Editors. "Siege of Montauban by royalists begins". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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In France, civil war has broken out again as the Huguenots rise in rebellion against the government of Louis XIII, fearing renewed persecution. Now the King's army begins to besiege the city of Montauban, currently a Huguenot stronghold.