Huguenot Assembly decides to rebel against Louis XIII (47 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

French Huguenots under the leadership of Rohan and Soubise 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, and they decide to rise in rebellion against Louis XIII.

Citation:
Editors. "Huguenot Assembly decides to rebel against Louis XIII". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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