Fourth civil war in the French Wars of Religion

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Historical Context Note

Several Huguenot communities rejected French royal authority after the St Bartholomew's Day massacre in which some twenty thousand French Protestants were killed.

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Citation:
Editors. "Fourth civil war in the French Wars of Religion". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10160, accessed 20 November 2014.]


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