Revocation of the Edict of Nantes

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Historical Context Note

Louis XIV revokes Edict of Nantes; thousands of French Protestant refugees, flee to Britain, Holland and Brandenburg. The revocation turns the Great Elector into an opponent of France. See the entry on The Edict of Nantes

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Editors. "Revocation of the Edict of Nantes". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=952, accessed 19 December 2014.]


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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France