Editors. "Peasant risings across France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16234, accessed 21 December 2014.]
French peasants rise in revolt simultaneously in the southern regions of Dauphiné, Armagnac and Languedoc, and in the north in Normandy. In Poitou and Saintonge, a group of nobles collaborate to oppose chief minister Jules Mazarin, forcing him to reduce taxation.
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