French Religious Wars and Dutch Revolt
Just when you thought it was over!
• Huguenots (French Protestants) were tolerated until the Night of the Placards
  in 1534, when anti-Catholic posters were...
Henry II   and Catherine De Medici
Francis II (king for a year)
   
   Charles IX (weak mommy’s boy)
Admiral Coligny   and   Henry of Navarre
Princess Marguerite, his wife and Charles’ sister
Assassination of Coligny and the Massacre
Henry III	 	   Henry of Guise	 Henry of Navarre
Edict of Nantes	 	 	   Duc de Sully
La Rochelle, a Huguenot free city
Dutch Revolt 1568-1648 - Spanish overlords

 • Philip II of Spain   Aunt Margaret of Parma   Duke of Alba
William the Silent, Prince of Orange


                                 Lion of the Netherlands
Dutch battles vs. Spanish (they even broke the dykes)
Assassination of William of Orange in 1584
Elizabeth of England sent Dudley and Drake
To which the Spanish responded!
Despite temporary setbacks, the Dutch won by 1639
Independence at Treaty of Munster 1648
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  • Euro huguenots

    1. 1. French Religious Wars and Dutch Revolt Just when you thought it was over!
    2. 2. • Huguenots (French Protestants) were tolerated until the Night of the Placards in 1534, when anti-Catholic posters were put up around Paris (including King Francois’ own bedchamber door!).
    3. 3. Henry II and Catherine De Medici
    4. 4. Francis II (king for a year) Charles IX (weak mommy’s boy)
    5. 5. Admiral Coligny and Henry of Navarre
    6. 6. Princess Marguerite, his wife and Charles’ sister
    7. 7. Assassination of Coligny and the Massacre
    8. 8. Henry III Henry of Guise Henry of Navarre
    9. 9. Edict of Nantes Duc de Sully
    10. 10. La Rochelle, a Huguenot free city
    11. 11. Dutch Revolt 1568-1648 - Spanish overlords • Philip II of Spain Aunt Margaret of Parma Duke of Alba
    12. 12. William the Silent, Prince of Orange Lion of the Netherlands
    13. 13. Dutch battles vs. Spanish (they even broke the dykes)
    14. 14. Assassination of William of Orange in 1584
    15. 15. Elizabeth of England sent Dudley and Drake
    16. 16. To which the Spanish responded!
    17. 17. Despite temporary setbacks, the Dutch won by 1639
    18. 18. Independence at Treaty of Munster 1648

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