John Casimir signs a treaty with the French Huguenot leaders

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Historical Context Note


John Casimir, son of Frederick III, Elector Palatine, signs a treaty with the French Huguenot leaders. Aided by an English subsidy, he arranges to bring an army of 16,000 German and Swiss mercenaries to France to aid the Protestant cause.
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Editors. "John Casimir signs a treaty with the French Huguenot leaders". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15187, accessed 29 July 2015.]


Related Groups

  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France