History of the Rise of the Huguenots - Volume 2
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Project Gutenberg's History of the Rise of the Huguenots, by Henry Baird This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net Title: History of the Rise of the Huguenots Volume 2 Author: Henry Baird Release Date: December 18, 2009 [EBook #30708] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK HISTORY OF RISE OF HUGUENOTS VOL 2 *** Produced by Paul Dring, Sigal Alon, Daniel J. Mount and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at http://www.pgdp.net Transcribers note: The index of this ebook also covers volume 1 of this work (PG etext 22762). All entries have been hyperlinked. However, no guarantee can be made that they will work at any/all times in any/all browsers. HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTS. BY HENRY M. BAIRD, PROFESSOR IN THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. II. FROM THE EDICT OF JANUARY (1562), TO THE DEATH OF CHARLES THE NINTH (1574). London: HODDER AND STOUGHTON, 27, PATERNOSTER ROW. MDCCCLXXX. Hazell, Watson, and Viney, Printers, London and Aylesbury. CONTENTS OF VOLUME SECOND. BOOK II. CHAPTER XIII. 1562-1563. Page THE FIRST C IVIL WAR Unsatisfactory Character of the Edict of January Huguenot Leaders urge its Observance Seditious Sermons Opposition of Parliaments 3 3 3 5 6 [Pg iv] New Conference at St. Germain Defection of Antoine of Navarre, and its Effects He is cheated with Vain Hopes Jeanne d'Albret constant Immense Crowds at Huguenot Preaching The Canons of Sainte-Croix The Guises meet Christopher of Würtemberg at Saverne Their Lying Assurances The Guises deceive Nobody Throkmorton's Account of the French Court The Massacre of Vassy The Huguenots call for the Punishment of the Murderers The Pretence of Want of Premeditation Louis of Condé appeals to the King Beza's Remonstrance An Anvil that had worn out many Hammers Guise enters Paris The Queen Mother takes Charles to Melun Her Letters imploring Condé's Aid Revolutionary Measures of the Triumvirs Condé retires to Meaux La Noue justifies his Prudence The Huguenot Summons Admiral Coligny's Reluctance to take up Arms Guise and Navarre seize the King and bring him to Paris Montmorency's Exploit at the "Temples" He earns the Title of "Le Capitaine Brûlebanc" Condé throws himself into Orleans His "Justification" Stringent Articles of Association The Huguenot Nobles and Cities Can Iconoclasm be repressed? An Uncontrollable Impulse It bursts out at Caen The "Idol" of the Church of Sainte-Croix Massacre of Huguenots at Sens Disorders and War in Provence and Dauphiny William of Orange and his Principality Massacre by Papal Troops from Avignon Merciless Revenge of the Baron des Adrets His Grim Pleasantry at Mornas Atrocities of Blaise de Montluc The Massacre at Toulouse The Centenary celebrated Foreign Alliances sought Queen Elizabeth's Aid invoked Cecil's Urgency and Schemes Divided Sympathies of the English 7 9 10 10 11 12 13 15 17 17 19 23 24 26 27 28 28 30 31 32 33 33 34 34 36 37 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 51 52 53 54 55 56 56 [Pg v] Diplomatic Manœuvres Condé's Reply to the Pretended "Petition" Third National Synod of the Protestants Interview of Catharine and Condé at Toury The "Loan" of Beaugency Futile Negotiations Spasmodic Efforts in Warfare Huguenot Discipline Severities of the Parisian Parliament Military Successes of the "Triumvirs" at Poitiers and Bourges Help from Queen Elizabeth Siege of Rouen Ferocity of the Norman Parliament Death of Antoine, King of Navarre The English in Havre Condé takes the Field and appears before Paris Dilatory Diplomacy The Battle of Dreux Montmorency and Condé Prisoners Riotous Conduct of the Parisians Orleans Invested Coligny again in Normandy Huguenot Reverses Assassination of Duke François de Guise Execution of Poltrot Beza and Coligny accused They vindicate Themselves Estimates of Guise's Character Renée de France at Montargis Deliberations for Peace The "Noblesse" in favor of the Terms—the Ministers against them The Edict of Pacification Remonstrance of the English Ambassador Coligny's Disappointment Results of the First Civil War It prevents France from becoming Huguenot 57 59 61 62 63 64 65 66 68 71 73 76 80 81 84 85 90 93 94 96 98 99 101 103 105 106 106 109 110 113 114 115 116 116 118 119 Huguenot Ballads and Songs 120 CHAPTER XIV. 1563-1567. THE PEACE OF AMBOISE AND THE BAYONNE C ONFERENCE Charles demands Havre of the English The Siege How the Peace was received 126 126 127 128 [Pg vi] Vexatious Delays in Normandy The Norman Parliament protests and threatens A Rude Rebuff Commissioners to enforce the Edict A Profligate Court alienated from Protestantism Profanity a Test of Catholicity Admiral Coligny accused of Guise's Murder His Defence espoused by the Montmorencies Petition of the Guises The King adjourns the Decision Embarrassment of Catharine Charles's Majority proclaimed The King and the Refractory Parisian Parliament The Pope's Bull against Princely Heretics Proceedings against Cardinal Châtillon The Queen of Navarre cited to Rome Spirited Reply of the French Council Catharine seeks to seduce the Huguenot Leaders Weakness of Condé Recent Growth of Protestantism Milhau-en-Rouergue Montpellier—Béarn Jeanne d'Albret's Reformation Attempt to kidnap her Close of the Council of Trent Cardinal Lorraine's Attempt to secure the Acceptance of its Decrees His Altercation with L'Hospital General Plan for suppressing Heresy "Progress" of Charles and his Court Calumnies against the Huguenots Their Numbers Catharine's New Zeal—Citadels in Protestant Towns Interpretative Declarations infringing upon the Edict Assaults upon Unoffending Huguenots—No Redress Condé appeals to the King Conciliatory Answers to Huguenot Inhabitants of Bordeaux and Nantes Protestants excluded from Judicial Posts Marshal Montmorency checks the Parisian Mob His Encounter with Cardinal Lorraine The Conference at Bayonne What were its Secret Objects? No Plan of Massacre adopted History of the Interview Catharine and Alva Catharine rejects all Plans of Violence 129 130 131 132 132 134 135 135 136 137 137 138 139 141 141 141 142 144 145 146 147 148 148 150 152 154 155 156 157 159 159 160 160 162 163 164 165 166 166 167 168 169 170 172 175 [Pg vii] Cardinal Granvelle's Testimony 176 Festivities and Pageantry 176 Henry of Béarn an Actor 177 Roman Catholic Confraternities 179 Hints of the Future Plot of the "League" 180 The Siege of Malta and French Civilities to the Sultan 181 Constable Montmorency defends Cardinal Châtillon 182 The Court at Moulins 183 Feigned Reconciliation of the Guises and Coligny 184 L'Hospital's Measure for the Relief of the Protestants 185 Another Altercation between Cardinal Lorraine and the Chancellor 186 Progress of the Reformation at CateauCambrésis 187 Insults and Violence 192 Huguenot Pleasantries 192 Alarm of the Protestants 193 Attempts to murder Coligny and Porcien 194 Alva sent to the Netherlands 195 The Swiss Levy 196 Condé and Coligny remonstrate 197 Discredited Assurances of Catharine 198 "The very Name of the Edict employed to destroy the Edict itself" 199 The Huguenot Attempts at Colonization in Florida The First and Second Expeditions (1562, 1564) Third Expedition (1565) Massacre by Menendez Indignation of the French Court Sincere Remonstrances Sanguinary Revenge of De Gourgues 199 199 200 200 201 201 202 CHAPTER XV. 1567-1568. THE SECOND C IVIL WAR AND THE SHORT PEACE Coligny's Pacific Counsels Rumors of Plots to destroy the Huguenots D'Andelot's Warlike Counsels prevail Cardinal Lorraine to be seized and King Charles liberated The Secret slowly leaks out 203 203 203 204 205 206 [Pg viii] Flight of the Court to Paris Cardinal Lorraine invites Alva to France Condé at Saint Denis The Huguenot Movement alienates the King Negotiations opened The Huguenots abate their Demands Montmorency the Mouthpiece of Intolerance Insincerity of Alva's Offer of Aid The Battle of St. Denis (Nov. 10, 1567) Constable Montmorency mortally wounded His Character The Protestant Princes of Germany determine to send Aid The Huguenots go to meet it Treacherous Diplomacy Catharine implores Alva's Assistance Condé and John Casimir meet in Lorraine Generosity of the Huguenot Troops The March toward Orleans The "Michelade" at Nismes Huguenot Successes in the South and West La Rochelle secured for Condé Spain and Rome oppose the Negotiations for Peace Santa Croce demands Cardinal Châtillon's Surrender A Rebuff from Marshal Montmorency March of the "Viscounts" to meet Condé Siege of Chartres Chancellor L'Hospital's Memorial Edict of Pacification (Longjumeau, March 23, 1568) Condé for and Coligny against the Peace Condé's Infatuation Was the Court sincere? Catharine short-sighted Imprudence of the Huguenots Judicial Murder of Rapin at Toulouse Seditious Preachers and Mobs Treatment of the Returning Huguenots Expedition and Fate of De Cocqueville Garrisons and Interpretative Ordinances Oppression of Royal Governors "The Christian and Royal League" Insubordination to Royal Authority Admirable Organization of the Huguenots Murder runs Riot throughout France La Rochelle, etc., refuse Royal Garrisons Coligny retires for Safety to Tanlay, Condé to Noyers D'Andelot's Remonstrance 207 208 209 210 210 211 211 212 213 215 216 217 219 220 221 222 223 223 224 226 226 228 229 229 230 231 232 234 235 235 236 238 238 239 240 241 242 244 245 246 247 247 248 250 251 252 Catharine sides with L'Hospital's Enemies Remonstrance of the three Marshals Catharine's Intrigues The Court seeks to ruin Condé and Coligny Téligny sent to remonstrate The Oath exacted of the Huguenots The Plot Disclosed Intercepted Letter from Spain Isabella of Spain her Husband's Mouthpiece Charles begs his Mother to avoid War Her Animosity against L'Hospital Another Quarrel between Lorraine and the Chancellor Fall of Chancellor L'Hospital The Plot Marshal Tavannes its Author Condé's Last Appeal to the King Flight of the Prince and Admiral Its Wonderful Success The Third Civil War opens 254 255 255 256 256 257 259 259 261 262 263 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 The City of La Rochelle and its Privileges 270 CHAPTER XVI. 1568-1570. THE THIRD C IVIL WAR Relative Advantages of Huguenots and Roman Catholics Enthusiasm of Huguenot Youth Enlistment of Agrippa d'Aubigné The Court proscribes the Reformed Religion Impolicy of this Course A "Crusade" published at Toulouse Fanaticism of the Roman Catholic Preachers Huguenot Places of Refuge Jeanne d'Albret and D'Andelot reach La Rochelle Successes in Poitou, Angoumois, etc. Powerful Huguenot Army in the South Effects a Junction with Condé's Forces Huguenot Reprisals and Negotiations William of Orange tries to aid the Huguenots His Declaration in their behalf Aid sought from England Generously accorded by Clergy and Laity Misgivings of Queen Elizabeth Her Double Dealing and Effrontery 274 274 274 275 275 277 278 279 280 281 282 284 284 287 288 290 291 292 294 295 [Pg ix] [Pg x] Fruitless Sieges and Plots 297 Growing Superiority of Anjou's Forces 298 The Armies meet on the Charente 299 Battle of Jarnac (March 13, 1569) 301 Murder of Louis, Prince of Condé 302 The Prince of Navarre remonstrates against the Perfidy shown 305 Exaggerated Bulletins 307 The Pope's Sanguinary Injunctions 308 Sanguinary Action of the Parliament of Bordeaux 310 Queen Elizabeth colder 310 The Queen of Navarre's Spirit 311 The Huguenots recover Strength 312 Death of D'Andelot 312 New Responsibility resting on Coligny 314 The Duke of Deux Ponts comes with German Auxiliaries 315 They overcome all Obstacles and join Coligny 317 Death of Deux Ponts 318 Huguenot Success at La Roche Abeille 319 Furlough of Anjou's Troops 320 Huguenot Petition to the King 320 Coligny's Plans overruled 324 Disastrous Siege of Poitiers 324 Cruelties to Huguenots in the Prisons of Orleans 326 Montargis a Safe Refuge 327 Flight of the Refugees to Sancerre 328 The "Croix de Gastines" 329 Ferocity of Parliament against Coligny and Others 330 A Price set on Coligny's Head 330 The Huguenots weaker 332 Battle of Moncontour (Oct. 3, 1569) 333 Coligny wounded 334 Heavy Losses of the Huguenots 335 The Roman Catholics exultant 336 Mouy murdered by Maurevel 337 The Assassin rewarded with the Collar of the Order 338 Fatal Error committed by the Court 338 Siege of St. Jean d'Angely 340 Huguenot Successes at Vézelay and Nismes 344 Coligny encouraged 347 Withdrawal of the Troops of Dauphiny and Provence 348 The Admiral's Bold Plan 348 He Sweeps through Guyenne 349 "Vengeance de Rapin" 351 Coligny pushes on to the Rhône 351 His Singular Success and its Causes 351 He turns toward Paris 353 His Illness interrupts Negotiations Engagement of Arnay-le-Duc Coligny approaches Paris Progress of Negotiations The English Rebellion affects the Terms offered Better Conditions proposed Charles and his Mother for Peace The War fruitless for its Authors Anxiety of Cardinal Châtillon The Royal Edict of St. Germain (Aug. 8, 1570) Dissatisfaction of the Clergy "The Limping and Unsettled Peace" 353 354 356 356 358 360 360 361 363 363 365 366 CHAPTER XVII. 1570-1572. THE PEACE OF ST. GERMAIN Sincerity of the Peace The Designs of Catharine de' Medici Charles the Ninth in Earnest Tears out the Parliament Record against Cardinal Châtillon His Assurances to Walsingham Gracious Answer to German Electors Infringement on Edict at Orange Protestants of Rouen attacked The "Croix de Gastines" pulled down Projected Marriage of Anjou to Queen Elizabeth of England Machinations to dissuade Anjou Charles indignant at Interference Alençon to be substituted as Suitor Anjou's new Ardor Elizabeth interposes Obstacles Papal and Spanish Efforts Vexation of Catharine at Anjou's fresh Scruples Louis of Nassau confers with the King Admiral Coligny consulted Invited to Court His Honorable Reception Disgust of the Guises and Alva Charles gratified Proposed Marriage of Henry of Navarre to the King's Sister The Anjou Match falls through The Praise of Alençon Pius the Fifth Alarmed Cardinal of Alessandria sent to Paris The King's Assurances Jeanne d'Albret becomes more favorable to her 367 367 369 370 371 371 372 373 374 375 377 379 379 380 380 381 382 383 384 386 387 389 390 391 392 396 398 400 400 400 [Pg xi]
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