Catherine De' Medici

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Grieving Huguenots seek to comfort the bereaved during the St... News PhotoAbundance,Adult,Aspirations,Black And White,Catherine De' Medici,Catholicism,Consoling,Consumerproduct,Crying,France,Full Length,Grief,History,Horizontal,Medium Group Of People,Men,Mother,Mourner,People,Protestantism,Religion,Sitting,St. Bartholomew's Church,Standing,Window,WomenPhotographer Collection: Hulton Archive 2009 Getty Images25th August 1572: Grieving Huguenots seek to comfort the bereaved during the St Bartholomew's Day Massacre in France, in which Catholic mobs slaughtered thousands of Protestant Huguenots at the command of King Charles IX and his mother, Catherine de Medici. An engraving by Davenport. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)