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Osprey Essential Histories ESS 47 The French Religious Wars 1562-1598

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Osprey Essential Histories ESS 47 The French Religious Wars 1562-1598
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Historical Period Renaissance
Type Historical
Brand Osprey, Essential Histories

Osprey Essential Histories ESS47: The French Religious Wars 1562 – 1598 by Robert J Knecht. First published in Great Britain 2002 by Osprey Publishing. © 2002 Osprey Publishing. ISBN 1 84176 395 0. Printed in China.

96 page paperback book with a few colour illustrations, mostly of maps, and black and white photographs of contemporary illustrations. Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Chronology
  • Background to War – Religious Dissent and Aristocratic Discontent
  • Warring Sides – The Crown and the Huguenots
  • Outbreak – The First War 2nd April 1562 – 12th March 1563
  • The Fighting – From the Surprise de Meaux to the Siege of Rouen
  • Portrait of a Soldier – Two Soldier Writers, One Huguenot Captain
  • The World Around War – The Impact of the Wars of Religion on France’s Neighbours
  • Portrait of a Civilian – A Lawyer, a Surgeon and a Pastor
  • How the War Ended – Henri IV’s Conversion
  • Conclusion and Consequences
  • Further Reading
  • Index

This volume has been on display in a shop and has acquired a band of UV bleaching on the front cover approximately 10mm wide from top to bottom. However, the binding is secure and all internal content is as new.


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