By Elizabeth C. Tingle
The Wars of faith witnessed critical demanding situations to the authority of the final Valois kings of France. via distinctive exam of the municipal and ecclesiastical documents of Nantes, the writer considers demanding situations to authority, its renegotiation and reconstruction within the urban in the course of the civil battle interval. The booklet surveys the socio-economic buildings of town, info the expansion of the Protestant church, assesses the impression of sectarian clash and the early counter reform circulation at the Catholic Church, and evaluates the altering political relatives of town council with the inhabitants and with the French crown. ultimately, Tingle specializes in the Catholic League uprising opposed to the king and the query of why Nantes held out opposed to Henry IV longer than the other French city.
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Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1558-1598 (Studies in Early Modern European History MUP) by Elizabeth C. Tingle