Peace and Authority during the French Religious Wars c.1560–1600

  • Penny Roberts

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
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    Pages 98-122
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 183-264

About this book


Through a wide-ranging and close analysis of archival sources, this book re-evaluates both the role of royal authority and of local agency in the French religious wars in the lead up to the Edict of Nantes of 1598. Drawing on extensive research, it provides a new perspective on the political, religious, social and cultural history of the conflict.


Cultural History Edict of Nantes history peace

Authors and affiliations

  • Penny Roberts
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WarwickUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45994-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32675-1
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