The French Estates-General meet at Blois. The elections are
controlled by Henri of Lorraine, Duke of Guise, producing an
assembly opposed to the Huguenots. As a result, the policy of
moderation recommended by Jean Bodin and the 'Politiques' party is
defeated. Henry III's younger brother, the Duke of Anjou, who had
defeceted to the Huguenot cause, returns to the court party.
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Editors. "The Duke of Guise secures an Estates-General opposed to the Huguenots". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15213, accessed 28 May 2017.]
- European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France