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Reformation in France by Richard Heath

Richard Heath [1831-1912], Reformation in France from the Dawn of Reform to the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes

Today’s free book is a history of the reformation in France by Richard Heath. This public domain title was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library.

Richard Heath [1831-1912], Reformation in France from the Dawn of Reform to the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes. The Church History Series II. London: The Religious Tract Society, 1886. Hbk. pp.192. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  1. The Movement for Reform Until the Edict of Nantes
    1. Prelude
    2. Day-break
    3. Calvin and Geneva
    4. Light and Joy flood France
    5. The Five Scholars of Lausanne
    6. The Martyrs and the Psalter
    7. New Shepherds and a New Fold
    8. The Calvinistic Constitution at Work
    9. Reform and ‘the Gentlemen of France’
    10. Science ad Art among the early Huguenots
    11. Catherine de Medici
    12. The Conference at Poissy
    13. Terrible Position of the Huguenots
    14. Killing or being Killed
    15. Demoralization
    16. Charles IX and Coligny
    17. The Murder of Coligny
    18. The Massacre of St. Bartholomews
    19. After St. Bartholomew
    20. New Dangers
    21. The Edict of Nantes
  2. From the Edict of Nantes to its Revocation
    1. Prosperous but Declining
    2. Facilis descensus Averni
    3. The Counter-Reformation in France
    4. In Their Misery the People Worship the Devil
    5. A Last Effort at Reconciliation
    6. Persecution Recommences
    7. Going down to Egypt fpr Help
    8. Jesuit Coup d’Etat at BĂ©arn
    9. The Hugenot Commonwealth at La Rochelle
    10. Huguenot Learning and Methods of Education (first half of the Seventeenth Century)
    11. Louis XIII. and Richelieu
    12. The Siege of La Rochelle
    13. The End of Political Protestantism
    14. Passing under the ‘Candine Forks’
    15. The Huguenot Pulpit and Protestant Art (middle of the Seventeenth Century)
    16. The Protestant Churches of France no longer allowed a National Character
    17. Further Inroads on Huguenot Liberty
    18. The Huguenots and the King
    19. Public Opinion and the Huguenots
    20. The Conversion and Jubilee of the King inaugurate a New Series of Persecutions
    21. The Booted Mission
    22. Some Huguenots Attempt to Appeal to the Conscience of France
    23. The Second Dragonnades
    24. The Revocation of the Edict of Nantes

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