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Cianci- Greenstein

The French Wars On Religion

QuestionAnswer
Huguenots French Protestants
Catherine de Medici 1519-1589, exercised power in France from 1559-1589, politique-sided with the Huguenots or the Catholics depending on the situation
Bartholomew's Day Massacre August 24, 1572- Coligny and and estimated 20,000 Huguenots were butchered by Catholiscs
Henry III r.1574-1589, politique who tried to create peace between the Catholics and Huguenots- was a Huguenot
Guises the powerful ruling group of the Catholics during the wars on religion in France
Henry of Navarre (Henry IV) r.1589-1610, "Paris is worth a mass", Huguenot ruler who was a politique
The Edict of Nantes 1598- Henry IV proclaimed a formal religious settlement
Coligny leader of the Huguenots, brilliant military strategist, won power in France by gaining the favor of the king, killed during the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre
Treaty of Vervins ended all hostilities between France and Spain (1598)
Calvanists their religion justified and inspired political resistance- became a major part of the rebellious Huguenots
Condé Huguenot military leader and political figure
The Peace of Saint-Gemain-en-Laye peace at the end of the third war on religion- gave Huguenots religious freedoms and the rights to fortify towns in their city-states
Created by: Cianci on 2011-09-25



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