English troops land on the Ile de Ré (28 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

An English force led by George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, lands on the Isle of Ré, off La Rochelle, in order to aid Huguenot rebels against Louis XIII.

Citation:
Editors. "English troops land on the Ile de Ré". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2146, accessed 09 December 2016.]