French bishops accept Henry IV as King of France (41 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
Henry IV is accepted as King of France by a meeting of French bishops at Rouen. This is a bold declaration of hostility to the Pope's monitorial, of 1st March, that excommunicated him from the Catholic Church for his Huguenot faith.

Editors. "French bishops accept Henry IV as King of France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[, accessed 23 October 2016.]

Related Groups

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