Francis, Duke of Guise, is assassinated (29 words)

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Francis, Duke of Guise, on the ascendant in the French War of Religion against the Huguenots, is killed suddenly as he is about to take the city of Orleans.

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Editors. "Francis, Duke of Guise, is assassinated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France

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