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Religious Conflict and Civil War in France c. 1560-1600: Term 1, Week 1

Week 1: France in 1560

 
Contexts:

  • David Potter, A History of France, 1460-1560: The Emergence of a Nation State (1995)
  • Mack P. Holt (ed.), Renaissance and Reformation France, 1500-1648 (2002)
  • Mack P. Holt, The French Wars of Religion, 1562-1629 (1995; 2nd edn 2005), chap. 1
  • Robert J. Knecht, The French Civil Wars, 1562-1598 (2000), chaps. 1-3
  • Robert J. Knecht, The Rise and Fall of Renaissance France, 1483-1610 (1996), esp. chaps. 1 & 17
  • J.H.M. Salmon, Society in Crisis: France in the Sixteenth Century (1975), part I
  • Henry Heller, Iron and Blood: Civil Wars in Sixteenth-Century France (1991), chap. 1
  • F.J. Baumgartner, France in the Sixteenth Century (1995), parts I & II
  • Janine Garrisson, A History of Sixteenth-Century France, 1483-1598: Renaissance, Reformation and Rebellion (1995), parts I & II
  • Arlette Jouanna et al, Histoire et dictionnaire des guerres de religion (1998)

On Monarchy:

  • David Potter, A History of France, 1460-1560: The Emergence of a Nation State (1995), esp. chaps. 1-3
  • Mack P. Holt (ed.), Renaissance and Reformation France, 1500-1648 (2002), chap. 1
  • J.R. Major, From Renaissance Monarchy to Absolute Monarchy: French Kings, Nobles and Estates (1994), chaps. 1-3
  • E. Le Roy Ladurie, The French Royal State, 1460-1610 (1993)
  • R.J. Knecht, The French Wars of Religion, 1559-1598 (2nd edn, 1996), chap. 2
  • David Parker, The Making of French Absolutism (1983), chap. 1
  • Richard A. Jackson, Vive le Roi! A History of the French Coronation from Charles V to Charles X (1984)
  • Ralph E. Giesey, The Royal Funeral Ceremony in Renaissance France (1960)
  • Penny Roberts, 'The Kingdom's Two Bodies? Corporeal Rhetoric and Royal Authority during the Religious Wars', French History, 21 (2007), 147-64
  • Claude de Seyssel, The Monarchy of France (1515; modern edn, 1981)
  • Jean Bodin, Six Books of the Commonwealth/Six livres de la République (1576; various modern edns)
  • Colette Beaune, Naissance de la nation France (1985)