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Henri IV - An unfinished reign


Charles de Guise


Charles de Guise was the fourth duc de Lorraine and the son of Henri I de Guise, who was assassinated, on the orders of Henri III , at Blois in December 1588. He sided with Henri IV in exchange for a considerable sum of money, and became governor of Provence.

Portrait of Charles de Lorraine, duc de Guise
© RMN / René-Gabriel Ojéda
Charles de Lorraine, duc de Guise, French School, 17th c. Musée Condé de Chantilly

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