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Contemporary woodcut of the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre (Paris Blood Wedding), on the night of 24.08. (St. Bartholomew's Day) in 1572 when Admiral G. de Coligny, among others leader of the Huguenots, was killed on the order of Catherine de Medici along with thousands of fellow believers who gathered to celebrate the wedding of the Protestant Henry of Navarre (later Henry IV of France) with Margaret of Valois in Paris.

Contemporary woodcut of the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre (Paris Blood Wedding), on the night of 24.08. (St. Bartholomew's Day) in 1572 when Admiral G. de Coligny, among others leader of the Huguenots, was killed on the order of Catherine de Medici along with thousands of fellow believers who gathered to celebrate the wedding of the Protestant Henry of Navarre (later Henry IV of France) with Margaret of Valois in Paris. Stock Photo
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Sueddeutsche Zeitung Photo / Alamy Stock Photo

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TA14HN

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13.2 MB (967.4 KB Compressed download)

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2393 x 1929 px | 40.5 x 32.7 cm | 16 x 12.9 inches | 150dpi

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France

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The St. Bartholomew's Day massacre in Paris, 1572. Contemporary woodcut of the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre (Paris Blood Wedding), on the night of 24.08. (St. Bartholomew's Day) in 1572 when Admiral G. de Coligny, among others leader of the Huguenots, was killed on the order of Catherine de Medici along with thousands of fellow believers who gathered to celebrate the wedding of the Protestant Henry of Navarre (later Henry IV of France) with Margaret of Valois in Paris. Date created: 24/08/1752

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