John Casimir signs a treaty with the French Huguenot leaders (39 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
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 04 December 2016.]


Related Groups

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