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November 19, 2007 WARS OF RELIGION, CONT. I. The French Wars of Religion, continued II. The Thirty Years’ War THE RISE OF ABSOLUTISM IN FRANCE I. Louis XIII and Cardinal Richelieu II. Louis XIV WARS OF RELIGION, CONT. I. The French Wars of Religion a. Henry of Navarre escapes from the massacre, inherits the throne, and become Henry IV b. Guise faction refused to accept a Protestant king c. 1589-1594: Spanish support the Guise faction in France and Henry realizes that in order to keep the throne, he must convert to Catholicism d. 1593: Henry converts, which pleases the majority of Catholics except those in the radical Guise faction e. 1598: Henry passes the Edict of Nantes i. Legal toleration of the Huguenots ii. Special political rights given to the Huguenots II. The Thirty Years’ War a. Demonstrates how a war began with religious animosity and led to continued political struggle and unrest b. Hapsburgs were militantly Catholic but Bohemia was Protestant (Hapsburgs allowed it to avoid war) c. When the Hapsburg leader died, Ferdinand became the new emperor and the king of
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