Henry de Bourbon, the Huguenot King of Navarre, marries Margaret of
Valois, sister of Charles IX of France. This marriage was intended
to effect a reconciliation between Protestants and Catholics, but
it singularly failed to do so, since the wedding was followed in
Paris by a massacre of thousands of Huguenots, known as the St
Bartholemew's Day Massacre.
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Editors. "Henry of Navarre marries Margaret of Valois". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15148, accessed 26 May 2017.]
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