Charles de Gontaut, duc de Biron, executed by Henry IV of France for high treason
Historical Context Note
- The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.2.03: French Writing and Culture of the Seventeenth Century: Classical and Baroque, 1600-1700.
- Vol. editors: Julia Prest (St Andrews University), Allison Stedman (University of North Carolina, Charlotte), Tim Unwin (University of Bristol), David Williams (University of Sheffield)