Henry IV Engaged in Royal Touch

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John Horgan
by Pierre Firrens
published on 10 April 2021
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Henry IV of France (r. 1572-1610) touching 575 people in Reims during the Holy Week of 1606, due to the prevailing belief that the royal touch could cure illness.

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Firrens, P. (2021, April 10). Henry IV Engaged in Royal Touch. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13797/henry-iv-engaged-in-royal-touch/

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