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-mid to late 16th century
-calvanists (led by Genevans) vs. Catholics (led by Jesuits)
-National/ interational wars: struggle for control of France/ Netherlands/ England/ Scotland, 30 years war- every European Country involved, France civil war
- Catholic: Centralized system (Heirarchy of Church); attracted people who wanted monarch with total control= nobiliy + monarchs
- Calvanists: Presbyterian (elders) leaders; attracted people who believed monarchs should have all power and everyone else equal, (1562-1598) Huguenots vs. Catholics results in Henry of Navarre (Huguenot) taking the throne as Henry IV, caused by calvinism and catholicism. aggressive in trying to win converts to their religion, went over eachothers authority. Known as the HApsburg-Valois Wars. The war started with the ruler Charles V trying to change the religion, but he was too busy fighting his opponents.
St. Bartholomew Day Massacre: Many Protestants killed by Catholics' trick., fought between the Catholic League and the Huguenots from the March 1, 1562 massacre of 1,000 Hugeunots at Vassy to 1598. The French Wars of Religion (1562-98) is the name given to a period of civil infighting and military operations, primarily fought between French Catholics and Protestants (Huguenots). The conflict involved the factional disputes between the aristocratic houses of France, such as the House of Bourbon and House of Guise (Lorraine), and both sides received assistance from foreign sources. The exact number of wars and their respective dates are the subject of continued debate by historians; some assert that the Edict of Nantes in 1598 concludes the wars, while a resurgence of rebellious activity following this leads some to believe the Peace of Alais in 1629 is the actual conclusion. However, the Massacre of Vassy in 1562 is agreed to begin the Wars of Religion and the Edict of Nantes at least ended this series of conflicts. During this time, complex diplomatic negotiations and agreements of peace were followed by renewed conflict and power struggles