Aumale, Charles of Lorraine, duke d'


Aumale, Charles of Lorraine, duke d'
(1556-1631)
   Catholic leader in Wars of Religion Charles of Lorraine, duke d'Aumale, was one of the leaders of the holy league. Governor of paris (1589), he forced King henry IV to give up the siege of the capital. Condemned to death for contempt (1595) because of his alliance with the Spanish, he took refuge in the Low Countries and died in Brussels.

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