Valenciennes, hotbed of Calvinist disturbances, surrenders

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Historical Context Note

The Governor of Hainault suppresses a revolt of Calvinists protesting against religious persecution in Valenciennes, in the southern Netherlands. He inflicts savage punishment on the rebels.
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Editors. "Valenciennes, hotbed of Calvinist disturbances, surrenders". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15058, accessed 01 August 2014.]


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