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(16thcentury)A term used in the 16thcentury to describea 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 andState.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) & Hisbrother Charles (Cardinal of Lorraine). The plot was discovered & the conspirators were massacred. 1200 bodieswere 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 ofGuise, (said sorry that guy was whacko). Terms of the treaty were 1) Crown acknowledges Huguenot Nobility. 2) Religious freedom. 3) Right to fortify cities.