Never-Ending Book Quiz
The well-known novel Queen Margot, or Marguerite de Valois, by Alexandre Dumas-père (i.e. Alexandre Dumas father), features the author's interpretation of events in France in the 16th century (i.e. the book was written in the 19th century).
One event shown in this novel is the marriage of Marguerite de Valois (nicknamed Margot) and Henri de Bourbon, king of Navarre (this is an actual historical event). The marriage was a political one, meant to calm tensions between Catholics and Protestants in France at the time (the marriage occured a few days before the infamous massacre of Protestants by Catholics in France, referred to as the 'Massacre de la Saint-Barthélémy' or Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre, in 1572).
What was the fate of Henri of Navarre (again, a true historical figure)?
Choose the correct answer:He went into exile in England in 1592 He was assassinated in 1582 He became king of France in 1589 He was imprisoned in 1574 and died 6 months later
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