American Hist 16th Century figures ID's - Besancon Hugues(d.1532 Leader of Genevas political revolt His followers were known as th Huguenots It was a

American Hist 16th Century figures ID's - Besancon...

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Besancon Hugues (d.1532) Leader of Geneva’s political revolt. His followers were known as th Huguenots. It was a prelude to the city’s Calvinist Reformation. Politiques (16 th century) A term used in the 16 th century to describe a head of state who puts politics before their religion, or people you wanted political accommodation between Protestants & Catholics for peace. An early example of seperation of Church and State. Conspiracy of Amboise (1560) A failed attempt by Huguenots & the house of Bourbon to get power over France by kidnapping King Francis II & Arresting Francois (Duke of Guise) & His brother Charles (Cardinal of Lorraine). The plot was discovered & the conspirators were massacred. 1200 bodies were hung on iron hookes of the Chateau d’Amboise. Peace of St. Germain-ey-Laye (Aug 5, 1570) Apologized for the actions of The Duke of Guise, (said sorry that guy was whacko). Terms of the treaty were 1) Crown acknowledges Huguenot Nobility. 2) Religious freedom. 3) Right to fortify cities.

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