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In 16th century France Protestants and Catholics wage war in the name of faith and power. Leading the Protestants the young Henry King of Navarre goes to Paris to meet Catherine de Medici Queen of France. The Queen offers him the hand of her daughter Margot - as a sign of reconciliation. The wedding ends in the massacre of Saint Bartholomew and Henry surviving the carnage is held a prisoner in the Louvre and forced by the Queen to accept the Catholic faith. Henry escapes the Louvre and matures to become a monarch who can call himself one of the first true humanists.
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for New Zealand.