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What was the Edict of Nantes? Summary and Significance
What was the Edict of Nantes? Summary and Significance
The Edict of Nantes was a promise of religious toleration. It was granted in 1598 to the French Protestants known as Huguenots after years of civil wars. The Calvinist Huguenots came into being around 1550 when preachers brought Bibles to France from Switzerland.