A Huguenot conspiracy which planned to march on the castle at
Amboise and seize Francis II from the Guise noblemen who currently
dominate the young king fails in its attempt. The rebels are
brutally massacred and their leader, the Prince of Condé, is
subsequently imprisoned by the Duke of Guise.
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Editors. "Huguenot conspiracy at Amboise fails". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14985, accessed 25 May 2017.]
- European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France