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Henry IV and the towns : the pursuit of legitimacy in French urban society, 1589-1610

Author: S Annette Finley-Croswhite
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge studies in early modern history.
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"This book is the first serious study of Henry IV's relationship with the towns of France and offers an in-depth analysis of a crucial aspect of his craft of kingship. Set in the context of the later Wars of Religion, it examines Henry's achievement in reforging an alliance with the towns by comparing his relationship with Catholic League, royalist and Protestant towns."--Jacket.
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Finley-Croswhite, S. Annette.
Henry IV and the towns.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999
(DLC) 98038098
(OCoLC)39625159
Named Person: Henry, King of France; Henry, King of France.; Henri, (roi de France ;; König IV ) Heinrich (Frankreich
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S Annette Finley-Croswhite
ISBN: 0511003668 9780511003660 0511035039 9780511035036 0511149409 9780511149405 0511116802 9780511116803 9780521620178 0521620171 9780511496745 0511496745
OCLC Number: 48138355
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 219 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. France in the 1580s and 1590s --
2. Brokering clemency in 1594: the case of Amiens --
3. Henry IV's ceremonial entries: the remaking of a king --
4. Henry IV and municipal franchises in Catholic League towns --
5. Henry IV and municipal franchises in royalist and Protestant towns --
6. Clientage and clemency: the making of municipal officials --
7. Urban protest in Poitiers and Limoges: the pancarte riots --
8. Municipal finance and debt: the case of Lyons --
Conclusion: Henry IV, urban autonomy, and French absolutism.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in early modern history.
Responsibility: S. Annette Finley-Croswhite.
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