Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre

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Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre

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(Historical Terms) the murder of Huguenots in Paris that began on Aug 24, 1572 on the orders of Charles IX, acting under the influence of his mother Catherine de' Medici
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