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Published by Heath in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • France -- History -- Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementhow important were religious factors? Edited with an introd. by J. H. M. Salmon.
SeriesProblems in European civilization
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 104 p.
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23250856M

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The French Wars Of Religion, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This famous series examines key themes in British, /5(11). This book is a new edition of Mack P. Holt's classic study of the French religious wars of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Drawing on the scholarship of social and cultural historians of the Reformation, it shows how religion infused both politics and the socio-economic tensions of the period to produce a long extended civil war/5. This book is an accessible and comprehensive study of the French wars of religion, designed specifically for undergraduate students. Drawing on the latest scholarship of a generation of social historians of the Reformation, the author presents a new analysis which goes beyond the partisan politics of noble factions and socio-economic tensions of early modern society.4/5(1). Timeline of the Wars. French Wars of Religion were inevitable when civil tolerance failed. It was mainly a series of nine wars that followed with an occasional pause in between. First French War of Religion – () The first war began on 1st March, , after the bloodbath in Vassy. Duke de Guise was assassinated in this civil war.

The French Wars of Religion, – - by Mack P. Holt October Thus, while this book is certainly a trial or attempt to ‘make the crooked straight and the rough places plain’ for the reader with little background to the French religious wars of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, I hope it is also more than that.   This book is a edition of Mack P. Holt's classic study of the French religious wars of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Drawing on the scholarship of social and cultural historians of the Reformation, it shows how religion infused both politics and the socio-economic tensions of the period to produce a long extended civil war.5/5(2). Wars of Religion, (–98) conflicts in France between Protestants and Roman Catholics. The spread of French Calvinism persuaded the French ruler Catherine de Médicis to show more tolerance for the Huguenots, which angered the powerful Roman Catholic Guise family. Its partisans massacred a Huguenot congregation at Vassy (), causing an uprising in the provinces.   The French Wars of Religion, by Mack P. Holt. - Pretty much THE go to book about the French Wars of Religion. You won't get better .

This book aims - through translations of key documents concerning communal religious violence, political confrontation and war - to provide the means to study the French Wars of Religion through the most important contemporary sources.5/5(2). Wars of Religion, –98, series of civil wars in France, also known as the Huguenot Wars. The immediate issue was the French Protestants' struggle for freedom of worship and the right of establishment (see Huguenots).Of equal importance, however, was the struggle for power between the crown and the great nobles and the rivalry among the great nobles themselves for the control of the king.   Robert Merle has been hailed as the 'Dumas of the 21st century' for his chronicle of French religious wars in the age of the Tudors Dalya Alberge Author: Dalya Alberge. In the second half of the sixteenth century, France was racked by religious civil wars and peace was only restored when Henry of Navarre finally converted to Catholicism, deciding – in his immortal phrase – that 'Paris is worth a mass'. In this lucid introduction to a complex period in French history, Robert Knecht: Explains the evangelical.