The Seventh Huguenot War, 1579-1580

Decided upon by Huguenot King HENRI OF NAVARRA. Fellow Huguenot Conde took La Fere (Nov. 22nd 1579) which gave him full conttol over the Picardie and Peronne. Henri of Navarra took CAHORS (June 1st 1580). The war was ended by the TREATY OF NERAC followed by the PEACE OF FLEIX, Nov. 26th 1580.
The war is also referred to as the "War of the Lovers" (of Margaret of Valois, sister of King Henri III. of France and wife of King Henri of Navarra)

France under Henri III., from Renaissance Amboise, in French
The Wars of Religion, from Le Poulet Gauche (dates given notoriously unreliable)
Protestantism in France from the Death of Francis I. (1547) to the Edict of Nantes (1598), from History of Protestantism by J.A. Wylie, 1878; online book
Septieme Guerre 1579-1580, from Protestants de Monflanquin sous l"ancien Regime, 1518-1789, in French
Guerres de Religion, from Yahoo Encyclopedie, in French
REFERENCE David Potter (ed., trsl.) : The French Wars of Religion, Selected Documents, New York : St. Martin's 1997

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First posted on February 3rd 2003, last revised on November 17th 2004

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