Bartholomew's Day Massacre, Saint


Bartholomew's Day Massacre, Saint
Bartholomew's Day Massacre, Saint
This massacre of which Protestants were the victims occurred in Paris on 24 August, 1572 (the feast of St. Bartholomew), and in the provinces of France during the ensuing weeks, and it has been the subject of knotty historical disputes

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  • Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre — • This massacre of which Protestants were the victims occurred in Paris on 24 August, 1572 (the feast of St. Bartholomew), and in the provinces of France during the ensuing weeks, and it has been the subject of knotty historical disputes Catholic …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre —    The Saint Bartholomew s Day Massacre was a massacre of the Huguenot leaders in paris on August 23 24, 1572. To increase her power, Queen Catherine de medici intrigued with the Catholic faction, led by the House of guise, against the… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Saint Bartholomew's Day, Massacre of — (Aug. 24–25, 1572) Murder of French Huguenots in Paris by Catholics. As part of the ongoing Wars of Religion, Catherine de Médicis agreed to a plot by the Guise family (see house of Guise) to assassinate the Huguenot Gaspard II de Coligny. When… …   Universalium

  • Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre — Fr. Hist. a massacre of over 3000 Huguenots, instigated by Catherine de Médicis and begun in Paris on St. Bartholomew s Day, August 24, 1572. * * * …   Universalium

  • Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre — Fr. Hist. a massacre of over 3000 Huguenots, instigated by Catherine de Médicis and begun in Paris on St. Bartholomew s Day, August 24, 1572 …   Useful english dictionary

  • St. Bartholomew's Day massacre — Painting by François Dubois, a Huguenot painter born circa 1529 in Amiens, who settled in Switzerland. Although Dubois did not witness the massacre, he depicts Admiral Coligny s body hanging out of a window at the rear to the right. To the left… …   Wikipedia

  • Massacre, Saint Bartholomew's Day — • This massacre of which Protestants were the victims occurred in Paris on 24 August, 1572 (the feast of St. Bartholomew), and in the provinces of France during the ensuing weeks, and it has been the subject of knotty historical disputes Catholic …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Massacre de la Saint-Barthelemy — Massacre de la Saint Barthélemy Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saint Barthélemy. Le Massacre de la Saint Barthélemy, d après François Dubois …   Wikipédia en Français

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