Catholic League orders Henry III to purge Huguenot sympathisers

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Historical Context Note


The Catholic League presents Henry III of France with a list of demands, requiring him to purge his court and council of Huguenot sympathisers, enforce the Tridentine decrees, and confiscate the property of Huguenots.
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Citation:
Editors. "Catholic League orders Henry III to purge Huguenot sympathisers". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15367, accessed 03 August 2015.]


Related Groups

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