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Henry IV and the towns [electronic resource] : the pursuit of legitimacy in French urban society, 1589-1610 / S. Annette Finley-Croswhite.

By: Finley-Croswhite, S. Annette.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge studies in early modern history: Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 219 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0511003668 (electronic bk.); 9780511003660 (electronic bk.); 0511035039 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511035036 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511149409; 9780511149405; 0511116802 (electronic bk.); 9780511116803 (electronic bk.); 9780521620178 (hbk.); 0521620171 (hbk.); 9780511496745 (electronic bk.); 0511496745 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Henry IV, King of France, 1553-1610 | Urban policy -- France -- History -- 16th century | Monarchy -- France -- History -- 16th century | Religion and politics -- France -- History -- 16th century | HISTORY | Electronic books | Henry, IV, King of France | Steden | Staatsvorming | Heinrich (Frankreich, K�onig, IV.) | Stadtrecht | Geschichte 1580-1600 | Frankreich | Henri IV (roi de France ; 1553-1610) -- Opinion publique | Sainte Ligue (1576-1593) | Politique urbaine -- France -- 16e si�ecle | Monarchie -- France -- 16e si�ecle | Religion et politique -- France -- 16e si�ecle | France -- 1562-1598 (Guerres de religion) | France -- 1589-1610 (Henri IV) | France -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1589-1610Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Henry IV and the towns.DDC classification: 944/.031/092 Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
France in the 1580s and 1590s -- Brokering clemency in 1594: the case of Amiens -- Henry IV's ceremonial entries: the remaking of a king -- Henry IV and municipal franchises in Catholic League towns -- Henry IV and municipal franchises in royalist and Protestant towns -- Clientage and clemency: the making of municipal officials -- Urban protest in Poitiers and Limoges: the pancarte riots -- Municipal finance and debt: the case of Lyons -- Conclusion: Henry IV, urban autonomy, and French absolutism.
Review: "This book is the first serious study of Henry IV's relationship with the towns of France and offers an in-depth analysis of a crucial aspect of his craft of kingship. Set in the context of the later Wars of Religion, it examines Henry's achievement in reforging an alliance with the towns by comparing his relationship with Catholic League, royalist and Protestant towns."--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-214) and index.

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1. France in the 1580s and 1590s -- 2. Brokering clemency in 1594: the case of Amiens -- 3. Henry IV's ceremonial entries: the remaking of a king -- 4. Henry IV and municipal franchises in Catholic League towns -- 5. Henry IV and municipal franchises in royalist and Protestant towns -- 6. Clientage and clemency: the making of municipal officials -- 7. Urban protest in Poitiers and Limoges: the pancarte riots -- 8. Municipal finance and debt: the case of Lyons -- Conclusion: Henry IV, urban autonomy, and French absolutism.

"This book is the first serious study of Henry IV's relationship with the towns of France and offers an in-depth analysis of a crucial aspect of his craft of kingship. Set in the context of the later Wars of Religion, it examines Henry's achievement in reforging an alliance with the towns by comparing his relationship with Catholic League, royalist and Protestant towns."--Jacket.

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