English troops land on the Ile de Ré

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Historical Context Note

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.

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Editors. "English troops land on the Ile de Ré". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
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