Valenciennes, hotbed of Calvinist disturbances, surrenders (26 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
The Governor of Hainault suppresses a revolt of Calvinists protesting against religious persecution in Valenciennes, in the southern Netherlands. He inflicts savage punishment on the rebels.

Editors. "Valenciennes, hotbed of Calvinist disturbances, surrenders". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Related Groups

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