It began the night of
August 23-24, 1572.
The Protestant lords had been invited to for the wedding of Prince Henry of Paris to Princess Margaret of Navarre Valois.
The Protestants were granted safe passage for the event. For 7 days the Protestants were hunted down
We of the 21st. century can get a feel of how the sheer treachery and the sacrilege of the use of a royal wedding to lure the victims to their doom shocked and appalled Europe be reference to how the fictional Red Wedding from the Game of Thrones affected our emotions.
For more information here isan installment from The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre by Henry White: http://dld.bz/ffad5
King and Queen Ponder
History of the Popes by Leopold von Ranke is in The Basic History Library (free). ------------->