Editors. "Protestant Henry of Navarre becomes heir of France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Protestant Henry of Navarre becomes heir of France (62 words)
Historical Context Note
François Duke of Anjou (formerly Duke of Alencon) dies at Chateau-Thiery. His death leaves King Henry III and his sister Marguerite as the only surviving children of Henry II, which makes the Protestant Henry of Navarre heir to the French throne. In opposition to Navarre's claim, the Duke of Guise gathers the Catholic factions of France into a militant Catholic League.15298 Protestant Henry of Navarre becomes heir of France 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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