The Huguenots and the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes

  • Auteur: Henry Martyn Baird
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  • Date de sortie: 1895
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Gu pin of Nantes

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  • Date de sortie: 1874
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Beyond Belief

  • Auteur: Christie Sample Wilson
  • ISBN: 1611460786
  • Date de sortie: 2011-09-16
  • Collection: Lehigh University Press
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Beyond Belief: Surviving the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes examines the degree to which the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes was a negotiated event — which called upon individuals and communities to find ways to coexist without abandoning the faith of their fathers — and at the same time illuminates the limits of the absolutist state whose policies were not always supported by officials on the regional and local level.

Revocation of the Edict of Nantes and Its Consequences to the Protestant Churches of France and Italy

  • Auteur: Susanna Boone
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  • Date de sortie: 1833
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Toleration and Religious Identity

  • Auteur: Ruth Whelan
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  • Date de sortie: 2003
  • Collection: Four Courts PressLtd
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The Edict of Nantes, passed in 1598, established an uneasy truce between the Protestants and Roman Catholics in France, ushering in an era of religious pluralism and a period of expansion for French Protestants into all areas of the nation's life. This volume traces the evolution of French Protestantism from violence and sectarianism in the 16th century, to social conformity and ambivalence in the 17th and, in the 18th, to an increasing openness to other traditions. A final section of the book addresses the themes of toleration and religious identity.

The Huguenot Connection The Edict of Nantes Its Revocation and Early French Migration to South Carolina

  • Auteur: R.M. Golden
  • ISBN: 9400927665
  • Date de sortie: 2012-12-06
  • Collection: Springer Science & Business Media
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Richard M. Golden Possibly the most famous event in Louis XIV's long reign (1643-1715) was the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, issued by the French king on 17 October 1685 and registered five days later by the parlement of _Paris, a sovereign judicial institution having jurisdiction over approximately one-half of the kingdom. The Edict of Fontainebleau (the Revocation's technical name, derived from the palace southeast of Paris where Louis had signed the act) declared illegal the public profession of Calvinist Protestantism and led perhaps as many as 200,000 Huguenots/ as French Protestants were known, to flee their homeland. They did so despite royal decrees against emigration and the harsh punishment (prison for women, the galleys for men) awaiting those caught escaping. The Revocation is a landmark in the checkered history of religious toleration (or intolerance); Huguenots, many Roman Catholics, and historians of all persuasions have heaped scorn on Louis XIV for withdrawing the Edict of Nantes, issued by his grandfather, Henry IV (1589-1610). King Henry had proclaimed the 1598 Edict to be both "perpetual" and "irrevocable. " Although one absolutist king could not bind his successors and although "irrevocable" in the context of French law simply meant irrevocable until superseded by another edict, historians have accused Louis XIV of 2 breaking faith with Henry IV and the Huguenots. Louis did only what Henry prob ably would have done had he possessed the requisite power.

Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion 1558 1598

  • Auteur: Elizabeth C. Tingle
  • ISBN: 1847795927
  • Date de sortie: 2013-07-19
  • Collection: Manchester University Press
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This study explores the theory and practice of authority during the later sixteenth century, in the religious culture and political institutions of the city of Nantes, where the religious wars traditionally came to an end with the great Edict of 1598. The Wars of Religion witnessed serious challenges to the authority of the last Valois kings of France. Through detailed examination of the municipal and ecclesiastical records of Nantes, the author considers challenges to authority, its renegotiation and reconstruction in the city during the civil war period. The book surveys the socio-economic structures of the city, details the growth of the Protestant church, assesses the impact of sectarian conflict and the early counter reform movement on the Catholic Church, and evaluates the changing political relations of the city council with the population and with the French crown. Finally, Tingle focuses on the Catholic League rebellion against the king and the question of why Nantes held out against Henry IV longer than any other French city.
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