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Edict of Nantes

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Definition: Edict of Nantes
Edict signed by Henry IV at Nantes on April 13, 1598, after the end of the French wars of religion. It granted extensive rights to the Huguenots (French Calvinists). The edict was revoked by Louis XIV in the Edict of Fontainebleau on October 18, 1685.
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Title Edict of Nantes
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Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/edict-nantes
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MLA Citation “Edict of Nantes.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021. <religionfacts.com/edict-nantes>