Francis I issues the Edict of Fontainebleau (27 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Francis I issues the Edict of Fontainebleau. This redefines the Protestant faith as high treason, thereby outlining a new procedure for the trial of heretics in France.

Citation:
Editors. "Francis I issues the Edict of Fontainebleau". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14638, accessed 11 December 2016.]