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The Huguenots: The Great Persecution

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270041
eISBN:
9780191600692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270046.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Discusses the erosion of the rights of the Calvinist minority in seventeenth‐century France, setting the scene for Church and State policy and the struggle for toleration in the eighteenth century. ... More


Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Elizabeth C. Tingle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book explores the theory and practice of authority during the later sixteenth century, in the religious culture and political institutions of the city of Nantes, where the religious wars ... More


Forgetting Differences: Tragedy, Historiography, and the French Wars of Religion

Andrea Frisch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748694396
eISBN:
9781474412322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694396.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This study argues that the political and legislative process of forgetting internal differences undertaken in France after the civil wars of the sixteenth century leads to subtle yet fundamental ... More


Introduction: Family Business

Julie Hardwick

in Family Business: Litigation and the Political Economies of Daily Life in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558070
eISBN:
9780191721038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558070.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter lays out the framework of the book. It discusses the demographics of the working families that are examined, and provides some background on the cities of Lyon and Nantes in which they ... More


The Impact of the Declaration of 1738: Nantes, La Rochelle, and Paris

Sue Peabody

in ‘There Are No Slaves in France’: The Political Culture of Race and Slavery in the Ancien Régime

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101980
eISBN:
9780199854448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101980.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The impact of the Declaration of December 15, 1738 is presented in this chapter. It was discussed that when masters neglected to complete the required formalities, such as registration of their ... More


Facing the Revocation: Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King's Will

Carolyn Chappell Lougee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190241315
eISBN:
9780190241346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241315.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book tells the story of one French Protestant (Huguenot) family, the Robillard de Champagné, as it faced Louis XIV’s Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, which criminalized their religion in 1685. ... More


Introduction: authority and society in sixteenth-century Nantes

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This study of Nantes is about the impact of the religious wars on the exercise and understanding of authority in the city, principally that of the municipal government. This chapter explores the city ... More


Setting the scene: the city and its people in the mid-sixteenth century

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the city of Nantes and its people in the mid-sixteenth century. The streets and quays of Nantes were populated by a rich variety of people. In the mid-century, it was the ... More


Challenges to authority: the development of Protestantism in Nantes, 1558–72

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The theory and practice of urban authority and governance were deeply affected, while the relationship between the city and the crown was strained. In this chapter, the process and significance of ... More


City governance in crisis: crown, conseil and municipality in the early religious wars, 1559–74

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The authorities in Nantes watched helplessly as France was engulfed in civil war. The outcome of war was not only a new decisiveness by the crown and the city's elites to assert their authority ... More


Taxation, war and rebellion: Nantes and Henry III, 1574–89

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Religious policy, taxation and war created tensions within this polity, but the new town council was determinedly loyal to the king. But these ultimately failed because the king was unable to impose ... More


The authority of tradition: Catholicism in Nantes, 1560–89

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the forging of Catholic confessional identity, of religious and military strife, its relationship with indigenous spiritual revival and Tridentine reform, and its impact upon ... More


Nantes and the Catholic League rebellion, 1589–98

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the aims of the Nantais in their rebellion, and the relationship between the city and Mercoeur, also revealing the reason it took so long for Nantes to submit to Henry IV. ... More


Conclusions: authority and society in Nantes during the religious wars

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Throughout the religious wars, the stability of urban governance in Nantes was striking. This arose from the shared nature of authority, which was widely disseminated among many different groups in ... More


The Chosen: Educating René

Christopher H. Johnson

in Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the education of René Jean-Marie Galles, son of Eugène and Adèle Galles. Adèle Galles was René’s teacher. She made René work hard, especially on his grammar and writing, and ... More


Disputes and Settlements

Joseph Bergin

in Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207699
eISBN:
9780300210460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207699.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the challenges arising from the shift of political ideology caused by religious divisions. By 1600, many religious groups claimed discrimination and unequal treatment under the ... More


Obedient Rebels? The Protestants from Nantes to Nîmes

Joseph Bergin

in Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207699
eISBN:
9780300210460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207699.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines French Protestant churches and the country's population amidst conflicts between religion and state in the early seventeenth century. In the controversies between Catholic and ... More


Jansenist Dilemmas

Joseph Bergin

in Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207699
eISBN:
9780300210460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207699.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter deals with events after the Edict of Nantes. In 1640, “Augustinnus” written by Cornelius Jansen was published, stirring different groups in French society. The idea of Jansenism had ... More


A Marvelous Ardor

W. Gregory Monahan

in Let God Arise: The War and Rebellion of the Camisards

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688449
eISBN:
9780191767708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688449.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Explores the reasons why this remote, mountainous region converted so thoroughly to Protestantism in the sixteenth century. It argues that there were many causes, including the earlier conversion of ... More


Learning to Forget

Andrea Frisch

in Forgetting Differences: Tragedy, Historiography, and the French Wars of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748694396
eISBN:
9781474412322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694396.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

An examination of the semantic field of the term ‘oubliance’ in 16th-century France that contextualizes the 1598 Edict of Nantes’s call to erase memories of the wars of Religion in France. André de ... More


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