Religion and politics in Europe Notes

Religion and politics in Europe Notes - 1. Religion and...

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1. Religion and politics in Europe, 1517-1588 A. England Henry VIII’s wives and daughters: the problem of sucession and the soloution: the royal supremacy (1534) By 1534, many upper class individuals are leaning to the side of Luther, some lea Elizabeths, ‘via media” - 1. “big Tent” 2. Catholics to ‘conform’ at least outwardly, though penalties not severe 3. Catherine of aragon 4. ‘bloody mary’ 5. ELizabeths moderate course (Anglicanism) 5.1. Successful for the most part, holding state together B. France A. Religious wars in France, 1562-1598 Rapid spread of Reformation through France, especially in the South And West; by 1560’s, Hugenots 10-20 % of the population, including some important nobles. Bloody wars and unsettled succession, 1562-98; will France break up as did HRE? Flight from persecution: many Hugenots flee, especially to the Nederlands. King of France dies with a young child of an heir, causes
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course HIST 1003 taught by Professor Zucker during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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