History of War

THEOLOGICAL WARFARE

1 AMBOISE CONSPIRACY

17 MARCH 1560 AMBOISE, CENTRE-VAL DE LOIRE

One of the key events that directly lead to civil war is a failed Huguenot attempt to gain power in France. Provincial aristocrats attempt to kidnap Francis II when they unsuccessfully storm Château d’Amboise. 1,200-1,500 Protestants

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