Huguenots decide on war

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Historical Context Note


French Huguenots hold an assembly at La Rochelle, in defiance of the laws of the realm. The recent re-establishment of Catholicism in Bearn has led them to fear fresh persecution. As a consequence, they decide to embark on warfare against the government.
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Citation:
Editors. "Huguenots decide on war". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15855, accessed 29 July 2015.]


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  1. Thirty Years War