May 14 - 1610 - Francois Raivillac Assassinates King Henry IV of France
Francois Raivillac believed he had an important message to deliver to King Henry IV of France. As a radical nobody, Raivillac was not allowed to get very close to the King. So Raivillac decided to jump in the Royal Carriage and stab Henry between the ribs. Why he did it and what it all means is explored in today's episode.