Edict of Nantes
The Edict of Nantes (French: Édit de Nantes), issued probably on 30 April 1598, by Henry IV of France, granted the Calvinist Protestants of France (also known as Huguenots) substantial rights in a na...
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Edict of Fontainebleau
The Edict of Fontainebleau (22 October 1685) was an edict issued by Louis XIV of France, also known as the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes. The Edict of Nantes of 1598, had granted the Huguenots the...
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Edict of Versailles
The Edict of Versailles, commonly known as the Edict of Tolerance, was an official act that gave non-Catholics in France the right to openly practice their religions as well as legal and civil status,...
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Ordinance of Villers-Cotterêts
The Ordinance of Villers-Cotterêts (French: Ordonnance de Villers-Cotterêts) is an extensive piece of reform legislation signed into law by Francis I of France on August 10, 1539 in the city of Vi...
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Edict of toleration
An edict of toleration is a declaration, made by a government or ruler and states, that members of a given religion will not be persecuted for engaging in their religious practices and traditions. The...
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Great Ordinance
In French political history, a great ordinance or grand ordinance (French – Grande ordonnance) was an important royal ordinance or decree. The French Estates-General might also adopt one to, for examp...
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Edict of Roussillon
The Edict of Roussillon (French: Édit de Roussillon) was a 1564 edict decreeing that the year would begin on January 1 in France.During a trip to various parts of his kingdom, the King of France, ...
Great Ordinance of 1357
The Great Ordinance of 1357 was an edict through which Étienne Marcel attempted to impose limits on the French monarchy, in particular in fiscal and monetary matters.
Since the year 1000 and the C...
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Criminal Ordinance of 1670
The Criminal Ordinance of 1670 (French: Ordonnance criminelle de 1670, a.k.a. Ordonnance criminelle de Colbert) was a Great Ordinance dealing with criminal procedure which was enacted in France un...
Ordonnance de Montpellier
The Ordonnance de Montpellier, signed on 28 December 1537 by Francis I of France, established the first legal deposit system.In the Ordonnance, Francis decreed that no book be sold in France until a c...
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Edict of Saint-Germain
The Edict of Saint-Germain, also known as the Edict of January, was a decree of tolerance promulgated by the regent, Catherine de' Medici, in January 1562. It provided limited tolerance of Protestanti...
Edict of Fontainebleau (1540)
The Edict of Fontainebleau was issued June 1, 1540 by the French King Francis I while at his Palace of Fontainebleau. It occurred after the "Affair of the Placards" turned Francis I's policy from one ...
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