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The French religious wars, 1562-1598

Author: R J Knecht
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey, 2002.
Series: Essential histories (Osprey Publishing), 47.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The eight French Wars of Religion began in 1562 and lasted for 36 years. Although the wars were fought between Catholics and Protestants, this books draws out in full the equally important struggle for power between the king and the leading nobles, and the rivalry between the nobles themselves as they vied for control of the king. In a time when human life counted for little, the destruction reached its height in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R J Knecht
ISBN: 1841763950 9781841763958
OCLC Number: 49552329
Notes: Series no. from spine.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Chronology --
Background to war: Religious dissent and aristocratic discontent --
Warring sides: The Crown and the Huguenots --
Outbreak: The first war (2 April 1562 --
12 March 1563) --
The fighting: From the 'Surprise de Meaux' to the siege of Rouen --
Portrait of a soldier: Two soldier-writers, one Huguenot captain --
The world around war: The impact of the Wars of Religion on France's neighbours --
Portrait of a civilian: A lawyer, a surgeon, and a pastor --
How the war ended: Henry IV's conversion --
Conclusion and consequences.
Series Title: Essential histories (Osprey Publishing), 47.
Responsibility: Robert J. Knecht.
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A study of the French religious wars which took place between 1562 and 1598. It provides a portrait of the realities of civil war as seen through the eyes of those who participated. It also covers  Read more...

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