Treaty of Loudun ends the Second Civil War in France

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Historical Context Note

Marie de Medici, Queen Mother of France, and Henry II, Prince of Condé, sign the Treaty of Loudun to end the Second Civil War. Its terms grant an amnesty for the Prince of Condé and the other rebels, but refuses to give any more concessions to the Huguenots. The cause for which the rebels were fighting, namely the removal of Concino Concini from power.
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Editors. "Treaty of Loudun ends the Second Civil War in France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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