Authority and Society in Nantes During the French Wars of Religion, 1558-1598

Authority and Society in Nantes During the French Wars of Religion, 1558-1598

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This study explores the theory and practice of authority during the later sixteenth century, in the religious culture and political institutions of the city of Nantes, where the religious wars traditionally came to an end with the great Edict of 1598. The Wars of Religion witnessed serious challenges to the authority of the last Valois kings of France. Through detailed examination of the municipal and ecclesiastical records of Nantes, the author considers challenges to authority, its renegotiation and reconstruction in the city during the civil war period. The book surveys the socio-economic s.
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2006
ISBN: 9781847791566
1847791565
Characteristics: 1 online resource (241 pages)

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