History Of The Reformed Religion In France Volume 3

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byEdward Smedley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...The Duchess of Rohan, who was to sustain a part in a Masque for which the young Queen had been making brilliant preparations, naturally declined all share in the revel, when she received intelligence of her Husband's danger. If she had persisted in her refusal, the Gala must have been abandoned; and the Queen, impatient of so great a sacrifice, found means to prevail on Louis to remove the obstacle, by signing a warrant for the Duke of Rohan's freedom '. Among other breaches of the Treaty of Mont-pellier, must be reckoned an innovation of no slight importance, by which the freedom of the Huguenot Synods and Colloquies was considerably impaired. Instead of their being permitted to meet without interference, according to a former guarantee, it was enacted that for the future a Commissioner appointed by the King or by his Lieutenants, should always be present in their Assemblies, in order to regulate their discussions and to report them to the Government. I Comme quelques-uns I'ont ecrit, is Benoit's introduction to this anecdote. Torn. ii. p. 41S. Laval, who probably here, as in other places, merely translates from Benoit, refers to Bassom-piere without any specific guidance. We have not been able to find the story in the Memoires of that Writer. In Le Mercure Franfois, torn. ix. p. 428, &c. accounts are given of many Ballets celebrated at Court about this time. 170 xx1 vth ch. xxn. These officers themselves, indeed, were to be Huguenots; hut it was easy to perceive, that they would either be selected on account of their known attachment to the Court; or that countless vexatious hindrances might be opposed to their nomination, and consequently, to the meeting of the Synod. Such proved to be the case, when the %o XXIVth National Synod was gathered...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...The Duchess of Rohan, who was to sustain a part in a Masque for which the young Queen had been making brilliant prepara...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217225381

ISBN - 13:9780217225380

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