French Wars of Religion - The Catholic League and France s Wars of Religion
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Huguenot
A Huguenot (/ˈhjuːɡənɒt/ or /huːɡəˈnoʊ/; [yɡno], [yɡəno]) is a member of a French Protestant group descended from 16th and 17th century Protestant Reformed Church of France. Historically, "Huguenots" ...
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French Wars of Religion
The French Wars of Religion (1562–98) is the name of a period of civil infighting and military operations, primarily fought between French Catholics and Protestants (Huguenots). The conflict involved ...
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Jean-Louis Raduit de Souches
Count Jean-Louis Raduit de Souches (La Rochelle France, August 16, 1608 – Jevišovice Moravia, August 12, 1682) was a German Imperial Field marshal of French descent. He was the son of a Huguenot...
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Michel Le Tellier
Michel Le Tellier, marquis de Barbezieux, seigneur de Chaville et de Viroflay (19 April 1603 – 30 October 1685) was a French statesman.
Le Tellier was born in Paris to a Parisian magistrate and hi...
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Dragonnade
The "Dragonnades" were a French government policy instituted by Louis XIV in 1681 to intimidate Huguenot families into either leaving France or re-converting to Catholicism. This involved the billetin...
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François Dubois
François Dubois (1529–1584) was a French Huguenot painter who was born in Amiens. His only surviving work is the best known depiction of the Saint Bartholomew's Day massacre of 1572, when French Catho...
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Peace of Alès
The Peace of Alais, also known as the Edict of Alès or the Edict of Grace, was a treaty negotiated by Cardinal Richelieu with Huguenot leaders and signed by King Louis XIII of France on 27 September 1...
Huguenot rebellions
The Huguenot rebellions, sometimes called the Rohan Wars after the Huguenot leader Henri de Rohan, refers to events of the 1620s in which French Protestants (Huguenots), mainly located in southwestern...
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Declaration of the Clergy of France
The Declaration of the clergy of France was a four article document of the 1681 Assembly of the French clergy promulgated in 1682 which codified the principles of Gallicanism into a system for the fir...
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Philippe de Champaigne
Philippe de Champaigne, ([ʃɑ̃paɲ]), 26 May 1602 – 12 August 1674, was a Brabançon-born French Baroque era painter, a major exponent of the French school. He was a founding member of the Académie de pe...
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Concordat of Bologna
The Concordat of Bologna (1516), marking a stage in the evolution of the Gallican Church, was an agreement between King Francis I of France and Pope Leo X that Francis negotiated in the wake of his vi...
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Solitaires of Port-Royal
During the 17th century, the Solitaires were Frenchmen who chose to live a humble and ascetic life in retreat at Port-Royal-des-Champs. One of the most typical movements of 17th century France, it was...
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Ex-Voto de 1662
Ex-Voto de 1662 is a painting by the French artist Philippe de Champaigne held in Paris's Louvre. One of Champaigne's most accomplished works, it is a votive offering (an ex-voto) by the painter which...
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Persecution of Huguenots under Louis XV
The persecution of Huguenots under Louis XV refers to hostile activities against French Protestants between 1724 and 1764 during the reign of Louis XV.
The members of the Protestant religion in Fr...
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Gallicanism
Gallicanism is the belief that popular civil authority—often represented by the monarchs' authority or the State's authority—over the Catholic Church is comparable to that of the Pope's. ...
Nicolas Vallet
Nicolas Vallet (c. 1583 – c. 1642) was a Dutch lutenist and composer of French birth.Vallet, a Huguenot, was born at Corbeny, Aisne, but fled from France to the Netherlands for religious reasons...
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Baianism
Baianism is a term applied to the theology of Catholic theologian Michael Baius (1513-1589). It claims thorough Augustinianism over the scholasticism which held sway over most Catholic theologians at ...
Jean-Baptiste Tavernier
Jean-Baptiste Tavernier (1605 – 1689) was a 17th-century French gem merchant and traveler. Tavernier, a private individual and merchant traveling at his own expense, covered by his own account, 60,00...
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Politique
During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, politiques ([pɔlitik]) were those in a position of power who put the success and well-being of their state above all else. During the Wars of Religion, ...
Odet de Coligny
Odet de Coligny (10 July 1517 – 14 February 1571) was a French cardinal of Châtillon, bishop of Beauvais, son of Gaspard I de Coligny and Louise de Montmorency, and brother of Gaspard and François, Se...
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Henry IV of France
Henry IV (13 December 1553 – 14 May 1610), Henri-Quatre ([ɑ̃ʁiˈkatʁ]), also known by the epithet "Good King Henry", was King of Navarre (as Henry III) from 1572 to 1610 and King of France from 15...
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Grand Almoner of France
The Grand Almoner of France (French: Grand aumônier de France) was an officer of the French monarchy and a member of the Maison du Roi ("King's Household") during the Ancien Régime. He directed th...
Gallican Church
The Gallican Church was the Catholic Church in France from the time of the Declaration of the Clergy of France (1682) to that of the Civil Constitution of the Clergy (1790) during the French Revolutio...
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...
Dévots
Dévots ([devo], Devout) was the name given in France in the first half of the 17th century to a party following a Catholic policy of opposition to the Protestants inside France and alliance with the C...
Dale K. Van Kley
Dale K. Van Kley (born 1941) is an American historian and Emeritus Professor of History at The Ohio State University. Van Kley is the author of numerous books and articles and has taught and conducted...
François Guizot
François Pierre Guillaume Guizot ([fʁɑ̃swa pjɛʁ ɡijom ɡizo]; 1787–1874) was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, ...
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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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