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        The Massacre of Amboise, engraved by Jacques Tortorel

        Perrissin, Jean Jacques (c.1536-c.1611) (after); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 1560. Plot of the Huguenots and the House of Bourbon to usurp the power of the Guise family; abduction of King Francis II; arrest of Francois, Duke of Guise and his brother Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine; bodies of hundreds of conspirators left hanging from the castle; Provenance: Societe de l'Histoire du Protestantisme francais, Paris. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.

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