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Authority and society in Nantes during the French wars of religion, 1559-98 [electronic resource] / Elizabeth C. Tingle.

Author/Creator:
Tingle, Elizabeth C.
Publication:
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (241 p.)
Series:
Studies in early modern European history.
Studies in early modern European history
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Subjects:
France -- History -- Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598.
Nantes (France) -- History -- 16th century.
Nantes (France) -- Church history -- 16th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This study 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 Wars of Religion witnessed serious challenges to the authority of the last Valois kings of France. Through detailed examination of the municipal and ecclesiastical records of Nantes, the author considers challenges to authority, its renegotiation and reconstruction in the city during the civil war period. The book surveys the socio-economic s
Contents:
9780719067266; 9780719067266; Copyright Page; Contents; List of figures and tables; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction: authority and societyin sixteenth-century Nantes; 2 Setting the scene: the city and its peoplein the mid-sixteenth century; 3 Challenges to authority: the development ofProtestantism in Nantes, 1558-72; 4 City governance in crisis:crown, conseil and municipality in theearly religious wars, 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,1589-988 Conclusions: authority and society inNantes during the religious wars; Select bibliography; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-78170-086-9
1-84779-156-5
OCLC:
818847183