Editors. "Edict of St. Germain-en-Laye". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Edict of St. Germain-en-Laye (53 words)
Historical Context Note
In France, Henry IV issues the Edict of St. Germain-en-Laye, which grants Huguenots liberty of worship. However, the Huguenots hold an assembly at Sainte-Foy, and respond to the Edict by demanding greater concessions. As well as guarantees that its terms will be observed, they call for full equality with Catholics in public life.15478 Edict of St. Germain-en-Laye 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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