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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Editors. "Fourth civil war in the French Wars of Religion". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[, accessed 13 October 2015.]

Related Groups

  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France