Francis I issues the Edict of Fontainebleau

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Editors. "Francis I issues the Edict of Fontainebleau". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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