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The Crisis of the Religious Wars

Stuart Carroll

in Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199290451
eISBN:
9780191710490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290451.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Although the regime of Henri IV marks a watershed in traditional political history in France, for feuding parties it had less discernible impact or merely interrupted their quarrels. For historians ... More


Introduction

Clive Griffin

in Journeymen-Printers, Heresy, and the Inquisition in Sixteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280735
eISBN:
9780191712920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280735.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the 1560s, the Spanish authorities felt themselves beset on several fronts owing to the rise of Protestantism in Northern Europe; the fear of a heretical 5th-column at home, in Catalonia, in the ... 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


Between Two Saddles: Montaigne

Robert Launay

in Savages, Romans, and Despots: Thinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226575254
eISBN:
9780226575421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226575421.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The Wars of Religion in sixteenth century France were the backdrop of Montaigne’s Essays and specifically his elaboration of a stance of philosophical relativism. In his early essay “Of Custom”, he ... More


Introduction

Tom Hamilton

in Pierre de L’Estoile and his World in the Wars of Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198800095
eISBN:
9780191839870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800095.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

This chapter dispels the myth of Pierre de L’Estoile as a passive observer of his times and introduces his role as an engaged collector who negotiated and commemorated the conflicts that divided ... More


Fathers, Pastors and Kings: Visions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Alison Forrestal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069765
eISBN:
9781781700594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069765.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book explores how conceptions of episcopacy (government of a church by bishops) shaped the identity of the bishops of France in the wake of the reforming Council of Trent (1545–63). It ... More


Between Faith and Empire: The Justification of the Spanish Intervention in the French Wars of Religion in the 1590s

Randall Lesaffer

in International Law and Empire: Historical Explorations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198795575
eISBN:
9780191836893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795575.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Spanish intervention under Phillip II in the French Wars of Religion during the 1590s was seen as a high point of Spain’s bid for universal monarchy over Christian Europe. This chapter explores ... More


Communicative transactions

Filippo De Vivo

in Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199227068
eISBN:
9780191711114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227068.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Each of the communication spheres presented so far also needed to communicate with the others. This chapter analyses their contacts and conflicts. First, it discusses the interaction between literate ... More


Montaigne, Julian, and “Others”: The Quest for Peaceful Coexistence in Public Space

David M. Posner

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Michel de Montaigne’s treatment of fourth-century Roman emperor Julian in De la liberté de conscience offers a fascinating lesson in church-state relations and Montaigne’s relationship with himself. ... More


How to Think about Rights in Early Modern Europe

Dan Edelstein

in On the Spirit of Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226588988
eISBN:
9780226589039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589039.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book presents itself as a history of how natural rights became human rights, from the Wars of Religion to the Age of Revolutions, and ultimately up to 1948. But it is also and more precisely a ... More


Pierre de L’Estoile and his World in the Wars of Religion

Tom Hamilton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198800095
eISBN:
9780191839870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800095.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

The Wars of Religion embroiled France in decades of faction, violence, and peacemaking in the late sixteenth century. When historians interpret these events, inevitably they depend on sources of ... More


Old Orders in New Times: The Convents of Montpellier

Barbara B. Diefendorf

in Planting the Cross: Catholic Reform and Renewal in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century France

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190887025
eISBN:
9780190887056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887025.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the story of three convents caught up in the religious wars that devastated Montpellier in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The southern city fell into Protestant hands on ... More


The Cockpit of Europe

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400325
eISBN:
9781683400981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400325.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the interconnectivity of war and peace in Europe with a variety of forms of European incursion in the Caribbean during the 1500s and 1600s. It traces the emergence and ... More


Introduction

Barbara B. Diefendorf

in Planting the Cross: Catholic Reform and Renewal in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century France

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190887025
eISBN:
9780190887056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887025.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

The introduction first explains why “planting the cross” is an apt metaphor for the renewal of monastic life that took place in the wake of France’s Wars of Religion. It introduces the six case ... More


Licence: Ronsard

Emily Butterworth

in The Unbridled Tongue: Babble and Gossip in Renaissance France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199662302
eISBN:
9780191770470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662302.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

In the early 1560s, Ronsard joined the pamphlet wars of the French Wars of Religion. This chapter argues that one of his principal concerns was the inappropriateness of Huguenot public speech: ... More


Rumour: Montaigne

Emily Butterworth

in The Unbridled Tongue: Babble and Gossip in Renaissance France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199662302
eISBN:
9780191770470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662302.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Montaigne’s exploration of rumour in ‘Des boyteux’ (‘Of the Lame’) owes much to Virgil’s description of Fama in the Aeneid: unstoppable, proliferating, indiscriminate. Montaigne adds a reflection on ... More


Planting the Cross: Catholic Reform and Renewal in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century France

Barbara B. Diefendorf

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190887025
eISBN:
9780190887056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887025.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

This book examines how Catholic reformers envisioned and implemented changes to monastic life in late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century France. Scholars of France’s Catholic Reformation have ... More


Translation and Cultural Convergence in Late Sixteenth-century Scotland and Huguenot France

Peter Auger

in Cultures of Diplomacy and Literary Writing in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198835691
eISBN:
9780191873225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835691.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Examining poetical exchanges between James VI of Scotland and the Huguenot courtier Guillaume de Saluste Du Bartas in the 1580s, Chapter 7 demonstrates how poetry contributed to diplomatic ... More


Introduction

Alison Forrestal

in Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198785767
eISBN:
9780191827570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785767.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

For information on the life and work of Vincent de Paul, historians still depend mainly on the standard biography produced by the Vincentian Pierre Coste, the triple volume Le Grand Saint du grand ... More


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