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The Saint Bartholomew's Day massacre : a brief history with documents



Year/Format: 2009, Book , 173 p. :
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Publication information: Boston, Mass. ; New York : Bedford/St. Martin's, 2009.
ISBN: 0312413602 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780312413606
Language: English
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Record ID: 2736314
Format: Regular Print Book
More creator details: by Barbara B. Diefendorf.
Series statement: The Bedford series in history and culture
Contents note: Introduction. Saint Bartholomew's Day and the problem of religious violence -- [Section] 1. Religious divisions in sixteenth-century France -- 1. The antithesis of Jesus Christ and the pope / Simon du Rosier (1561) -- 2. Description of the city of God besieged by the wretched heretics / Artus Desiré (1550) -- 3. A Catholic view of clandestine Protestant services / Claude Haton (1557) -- 4. Report to the Swiss delegation concerning the affair of the Rue Saint-Jacques / Reformed Church of Paris (1557) -- 5. Conviction of Marguerite Le Riche for heresy / Parlement of Paris (Aug. 19, 1559) -- 6. Anne du Bourg, counselor in the Parlement of Paris, burned on the Place de Grève / Jean Perrissin and Jacques Tortorel (Dec. 21, 1559) -- 7. The conversion of Jean de Pas, Lord of Feuquères / Charlotte d'Arbaleste -- 8. The massacre at Cahors in Quercy / Jean Perrissin and Jacques Tortorel (Nov. 19, 1561) -- 9. Discourse on the sacking of Catholic churches by the heretics / Claude de Sainctes (1562) -- 10. The true story of the insurrection, uprising, and sedition directed by the priests of Saint-Médard against the faithful (1562) -- [Section] 2. Religious war and the intensification of religious hatreds, 1562-1570 -- 11. Song on the massacre of Vassy (1562) -- 12. A Catholic view of the surprise of Meaux / François Grin (1567) -- 13. The execution in effigy of Gaspard de Coligny / Claude Haton (1569) -- 14. Reactions in Paris to the Peace of Saint-Germain / Jean de la Fosse (1570-1571) -- [Section] 3. The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre in Paris and the provinces -- 15. A true and plain report of the furious outrages of France / François Hotman (1573) -- 16. Report to the Venetian senate on the wounding of the admiral / Giovanni Michiel (1572) -- 17. The Catholic response to a Huguenot plot / Claude Haton (1572) -- 18. Report by the merchants' provost (Aug. 23, 1572) -- 19. Painting of the Saint Bartholomew's Day massacre in Paris / François Dubois -- 20. Memoirs of the state of France under Charles IX / Simon Goulart (1578) -- 21. Escape from the massacre / Charlotte d'Arbaleste (1572) -- 22. The wake-up call for the French and their neighbors (1574) -- 23. Declaration on the reasons for the admiral's death / Charles IX (Aug. 28, 1572) -- 24. The massacre in Orléans / Johann-Wilhelm von Botzheim (1573) -- 25. The massacre at Troyes (1572) -- 26. Extract from city registers / Consuls of Limoges (1572) -- [Section] 4. Repercussions of the massacre in France and abroad -- 27. Huguenot conversions in the wake of the massacre / Nicolas Pithou -- 28. Confession of his descent into popery / Hugues Sureau du Rosier (1574) -- 29. Letter to the abbot of Saint-Gall on events in Paris / Joachim Opser (1572) -- 30. Letter to the Venetian ambassadors in France / The Venetian Senate (1572) -- 31. German print of the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre -- 32. Protestant resistance theory : the wake-up call for the French and their neighbors (1574) -- 33. Horrible cruelties of the Huguenots in France / Richard Verstegan (1587) -- 34. The edict of Nantes / Henry IV (1598) -- 35. Speech to the magistrates of the Parlement of Paris / Henry IV (1599) -- [Section] 5. Memories of the massacre -- 36. Apology for Raymond Sebond / Michel de Montaigne (1588) -- 37. The philosophical dictionary on fanaticism / Voltaire (1764) -- 38. Message to his holiness Pope John Paul II / Coordinating Committee for the Charter for Living (1997) -- 39. Address to World Youth Day celebrants / Pope John Paul II (1997) -- Appendix. A chronology of the religious conflicts in France, 1517-1598.
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