Henry III denounces the 1576 Edict of Beaulieu

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Henry III announces to the Estates-General at Blois that the Edict of Beaulieu (of May 1576), which granted toleration to the Huguenots, had been obtained by force, and thus was invalid.

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Editors. "Henry III denounces the 1576 Edict of Beaulieu". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France