Jesuit Jean Châtel attempts to assassinate Henry IV (28 words)

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Henry IV of France survives an assassination attempt by an Jesuit ex-student, Jean Châtel, who tries to stab him as he walks in the street in Paris.

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Editors. "Jesuit Jean Châtel attempts to assassinate Henry IV". 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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