French bishops accept Henry IV as King of France (41 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
Henry IV is accepted as King of France by a meeting of French bishops at Rouen. This is a bold declaration of hostility to the Pope's monitorial, of 1st March, that excommunicated him from the Catholic Church for his Huguenot faith.

Citation:
Editors. "French bishops accept Henry IV as King of France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15432, accessed 09 December 2016.]


Related Groups

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