Religious Wars of the 16th century

Religious Wars of - France Background HapsburgValoisWars(: Valoisarethelosers NewRevenues Saleofpublicoffices:

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Religious Wars of the 16th century France:        Background:  - Hapsburg-Valois Wars (Treaty of CateauCambresis): freed catholic leaders to  concentrate on Protestantism - Valois are the losers - New Revenues - Sale of  public offices: Nobility of the Robe didn’t pay taxes  - Concordat of Bologna gave money to the king and weakened the clergy  - Centralization of royal authority (Francis I and Henry II) It were small royal councils  Legal reform-uniformity Royal Architecture (Tulleries, Fontainebleu, Dreux) The French kings never gained absolute control of taxation  2. Religious Conflict -  Weak monarchs (sons of Henry II) - Nobles support of Calvinism (Huguenots) - Increasing sectarian violence with the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre in 1572 - War of the three Henry’s (Henry III, Henry of Guise and Henry of Navarre) This lead to 
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course AP EUROPEA 109 taught by Professor Graham during the Spring '10 term at UPB Colombia.

Page1 / 2

Religious Wars of - France Background HapsburgValoisWars(: Valoisarethelosers NewRevenues Saleofpublicoffices:

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online