A statue of the Virgin Mary is defaced in Paris

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Historical Context Note

In some of the first evidences of the spread of Protestantism into France, Paris sees the defacement of a statue of the Virgin Mary, while a Synod is being held before the Archbishop of Sens to enquire into suspected heresies.
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Editors. "A statue of the Virgin Mary is defaced in Paris". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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