Alarmed at the threat apparently posed by the Huguenot Protestants
in France, Francis II appoints Michel de L'Hopital, Constable of
France, as chief minister. One of his first acts in this new role
is to promise liberty of worship, by protecting 'heretics' from the
investigations of the Inquisition.
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Editors. "Constable of France promises liberty of worship to Huguenots". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14987, accessed 29 May 2017.]
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