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french wars of religion

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massacure of vassy
-1562
-Henry of Guise massacres protestants in Champagne
-Marks beginning of the French wars
peace of saint-germanin-en-laye
ended the 3rd war of religion in france, granted rights to huguenots: religious freedom within territories; right to fortify cities
saint Bartholomew's day massacre
King Charles IX of France, under the sway of his mother, Catherine de Medici, orders the assassination of Huguenot Protestant leaders in Paris, setting off an orgy of killing that results in the massacre of tens of thousands of Huguenots all across France.
henry of navarre
(henry iv) politique; 1st bourbon king. He ended civil wars, granted religious freedom to Protestants by issuing the Edict of Nantes during his reign as king of France, from 1589 to 1610.
polituques
public figures who placed politics before religion and believed that no religious truth was worth civil war (queen Elizabeth and henry of Navarre)
huguenots
french protestants
guise
french family, powerful in eastern France, militant, very catholic and against huguenots
edict of nantes
law; recognizing (granted) the rights of french protestants; ended the wars
peace of beaulieu
passed by henry iii. allowed huguenots full religious and civil freedoms
january edict
French Protestants the right to preach for the first time, ending a long period of persecution
edict of fontainebleau
Louis XIV revoked the Edict of Nantes and ordered the destruction of Huguenot churches, as well as the closing of Protestant schools.
catherine dedicis
queen of consort of france--powerful woman who excerised power behind the title of her sons Francis II, Charles IX, Henry III -- blamed for the french wars of religion
edict of Chateau Briand
henry II established new measures against protestant in 1551
treaty of Cateau-Cambresis
ended the long conlict known as the habsurg-valios wars
bourbons
another family trying to gain control over catherine de medici's children (were protestant)
montmorency-Chatillons
another another french family battling for the young king francis's II ear also protestant
coligny
became the huguenot leader after Conde was assassinated better leader and was also assassinated during the SBD massacre
charles IX
king of France --catherine's son
poissy
commune in France
conde
leader of bourbon family, converted to calvinism, protestant military leader
protestant resistance theory
protestants santioned active political resistance
day of the barricades
day of which people of paris rose in support of guise and catholic league agasint henry III, but failed and he escaped
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