The Massacre of St. Bartholomew: Preceded by a History of the Religious Wars in the Reign of Charles IX.

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J. Murray, 1868 - France - 505 pages
A history of the religious wars during the reign of Charles IX, including the War of the Huguenots, and the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre.

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