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Pierre de Belloy (c. 1550-1611): politics, polemic, and political thought during the French wars of religion

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Lawyer and royalist, political prisoner and polemicist, Pierre de Belloy (c. 1550-1611) had the misfortune to live through interesting times. During the 1580s, he became the leading Catholic apologist of the Protestant heir-presumptive to the throne of France, Henri of Navarre. Belloy suffered imprisonment in the Conciergerie and the Bastille for his controversial political writings, the most famous of which was the Apologie catholique of 1585. After his escape in 1591, he became a royal r...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Subgroup:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
University College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4366-4870

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Subgroup:
History Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-7519-2057
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Subgroup:
History Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
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Oxford-Anderson Graduate Scholarship
Funding agency for:
Innes, M
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Programme:
Entente Cordiale Scholarships
Funding agency for:
Innes, M
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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