La Chambre Ardente is created in Paris for heretic trials

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Historical Context Note

In Paris,a criminal court designed to try heretics is created, named La Chambre Ardente. In the wake of this administration innovation, the persecution of Protestants in France becomes even more severe.
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Editors. "La Chambre Ardente is created in Paris for heretic trials". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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