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1555, Sep 281623, Mar 25
a member of the powerful (then Huguenot) House of La Tour d'Auvergne, Prince of Sedan and a marshal of France. After the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre in 1572 he participated in the Siege of La Rochelle (1572-1573), but subsequently re-converted to Protestantism. Defeated at Doullens, Picardy in 1595 by Fuentes, governor of the Spanish Low Countries, he was sent to England to renew the alliance of France with Queen Elizabeth I of England in 1596.
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04/15/1595- William the Silent's daughter, Elisabeth of Nassau, marries duke Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne
04/30/1650-French rebel Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne signs treaty with Spain 
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