Damville, Marshal of France, calls for religious toleration (45 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

The arrival of the new king Henry III seems to offer hope for an end to the French Wars of Religion. Damville, Marshal of France, issues a manifesto from Languedoc calling for religious toleration, administrative reforms and the expulsion of the inflammatory Catholic Guise family.

Citation:
Editors. "Damville, Marshal of France, calls for religious toleration". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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