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Authority and society in Nantes during the French wars of religion, 1558-98

Author: Elizabeth C Tingle
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2006.
Series: Studies in early modern European history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"In this study, Elizabeth C. Tingle 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 traditionally came to an end with the great Edict of 1598. The book will make fascinating reading for students and scholars of early modern French and European history, urban historians, and readers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth C Tingle
ISBN: 071906726X 9780719067266
OCLC Number: 64313434
Description: 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction : authority and society in sixteenth-century Nantes --
2. Setting the scene : the city and its people in the mid-sixteenth century --
3. Challenges to authority : the development of Protestantism in Nantes, 1558-72 --
4. City governance in crisis : crown, conseil and municipality in the early religious ears, 1559-74 --
5. Taxation, war and rebellion : Nantes and Henry III, 1574-89 --
6. The authority of tradition : Catholicism in Nantes, 1560-89 --
7. Nantes and the Catholic League rebellion, 1589-98 --
8. Conclusions : authority and society in Nantes during the religious wars.
Series Title: Studies in early modern European history.
Responsibility: Elizabeth C. Tingle.

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In a detailed examination of the municipal and ecclesiastical records of Nantes, Elizabeth Tingle explores the theory and practice of authority in the city during the French Wars of Religion. -- .  Read more...

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