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History of the Rise of the Huguenots

Volume 2

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Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 287,996 / 895 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: -0.5
LoC Category: DC
Downloads: 621
Added to site: 2009.12.19 26058
Genre: History

From the Edict of January (1562), to the death of Charles the Ninth (1574).

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main l'Auxerrois 455 Murder of Admiral Coligny 456 His Character and Work 460 Murder of Huguenot Nobles in the Louvre 465 Navarre and Condé spared 468 The Massacre becomes general 470 La Rochefoucauld and Téligny fall 470 Self-defence of a few Nobles 471 Victims of Personal Hatred 472 Adventures of young La Force 472 Pitiless Butchery 474 Shamelessness of the Court Ladies 476 Anjou, Montpensier, and others encourage the Assassins 476 Wonderful Escapes 477 Death of the Philosopher Ramus 478 President Pierre de la Place 479 Regnier and Vezins 480 Escape of Chartres and Montgomery 481 Charles himself fires on them 482 The Massacre continues 484 Pillage of the Rich 485 Orders issued to lay down Arms 487 Little heeded 487 Miracle of the "Cimetière des Innocents" 488 The King's First Letter to Mandelot 490 Guise throws the Responsibility on the King 491 Charles accepts it on Tuesday morning 492 The "Lit de Justice" 492 Servile Reply of Parliament 493 Christopher De Thou 493 Ineffectual Effort t



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