History of France

When were the French Huguenots exiled from France?

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January 09, 2009 5:22PM

The Edict of Nantes (made in 1598, which guaranteed toleration

to the French Calvinists) was revoked by Louis XIV in 1685. The

persecution of the French protestants have started a little earlier

with their places of worship being burnt down and so on.

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