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24 August 1572 – St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre

| August 24, 2012

On this day in history, 24th August 1572, during the reign of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn’s daughter Elizabeth I, 3,000 Huguenots (French Protestants) were massacred in Paris and a further 7,000 in the provinces in the following days. You can read more about it in my article St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre It was an […]