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By Geoffrey Treasure

ISBN-10: 0300193882

ISBN-13: 9780300193886

Following the Reformation, progressively more radical Protestants got here jointly to reside and worship in Catholic France. those Huguenots survived persecution and armed clash to win—however briefly—freedom of worship, civil rights, and distinct prestige as a secure minority. yet in 1685, the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes abolished all Huguenot rights, and greater than 200,000 of the unconventional Calvinists have been compelled to escape throughout Europe, a few even farther.
 
during this capstone paintings, Geoffrey Treasure tells the entire tale of the Huguenots’ upward push, survival, and fall in France over the process a century and a part. He explores what it was once wish to be a Huguenot dwelling in a “state inside of a state,” weaving tales of normal electorate including these of statesmen, feudal magnates, leaders of the Catholic revival, Henry of Navarre, Catherine de’ Medici, Louis XIV, and so forth. Treasure describes the Huguenots' disciplined group, their religion and braveness, their wealthy achievements, and their targeted position inside Protestantism and eu background. The Huguenot exodus represented a very important turning element in ecu historical past, Treasure contends, and he addresses the importance of the Huguenot story—the tale of a minority team with the ability to withstand and suffer in a single of early sleek Europe’s most powerful nations.

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Even when it came to the essential business of raising revenue, along with local variations we find two distinct regimes, pays d’états and pays d’élections, each requiring different treatment by government. At the heart of society and government in the pays d’états was the representative body, the Estates, of which seven survived: Languedoc, Provence, Dauphiné, Auvergne, Brittany, Burgundy and Normandy. With the exception of Normandy, its Estates progressively enfeebled and destined to fade away in 1655, their most valued privilege was the right, in response to government’s annual demand, to vote a contribution.

Where Louis XI had faced hostility and feared, with reason, the conspiracies of leading subjects, Francis and Henry could usually bask in approval. Amid intrigues and rivalries they kept a firm grip on business. Aware of the weakness of royal authority in the more distant provinces Henry II started to interest himself in the composition of governors’ councils. That royal government intruded forcibly into the fabric of feudal society is undeniable; yet that is what in many respects France remained.

One such was Premier Président Charles Guillart who, in 1527, sought to justify past actions held by Francis to exceed the authority of Parlement and to be derogatory to that of the crown.  . ’5 The words are discreet, nudging rather than defiant, but Francis would read the veiled meaning. He was receiving a lecture about balance; between the absolute powers that were his in theory and the traditional restraints of the fundamental law and the rights of his subjects. He would have been familiar, no doubt, with the language of ‘restraint’ and its principal and respected source.

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