The Age Of Religious Wars Matthew Bauchert Essay

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CH 12 Age of religious wars Matthew Bauchert
RENEWED RELIGIOUS STRUGGLE PG 390 -392
• Peace of Augsburg – legal Lutheranism in HRE but not Calvinists and Anabaptists
• After council of Trent-Jesuits launch global counter-offensive against Protestantism
• Intellectuals preach tolerance before politicians
• Castellio comments of killing of Servetus by calvin
• Politiques- rulers who urged tolerance, moderation, and compromise
• Catholics and Protestants struggle for control of France, Netherlands and England

FRENCH WARS OF RELIGION (1562-1598) PG 392-397
• French protestants= Huguenots- from Besancon Hugues- leader of Geneva’s political revolt against House of Savoy 1520’s
• HRE emperor Charles V captured Fancis I of France at Battle of Pavia ion 1525- first wave of protestant persecution en France
• October 18, 1534 protestants plaster cities with anti-catholic placards- lead to many arrest
• 1540 Edict of Fontainebleau subjected French Protestants to inquisition
• French monarchy remained staunch foe of protestants til ascension to throne of Henry IV of Navarre 1589
• France exp weakness when king Henry II wounded when lance pierced visor
• Brought Francis II to throne at 15 died year later
• Three families tried to take the throne- bourbons, Montmorency- Chatillons, and Guises
• Conspiracy of Amboise- bourbon and Montmorency- kidnap Francis II from Guise Advisors
• Catherine de Medicis- regent after Francis II died for Charles IX- Younger son
• Tried to reconcile…

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