French Lutherans are brought to trial and French Bible translation burnt

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Historical Context Note

Louise of Savoy, Queen Mother of France, demands that the Parlement of Paris appoint a commission to try suspected Lutherans. The preachers of Meaux are put on trial, and a translation into French of the New Testament by Jacques Le Sevres is burnt.
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Editors. "French Lutherans are brought to trial and French Bible translation burnt". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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