Proceedings of the Western Society for French History
Annual Meeting of the Western Society for French History, Orcas Island, Washington
Examines the reasons for the rise and fall of the Catholic League in Amiens, France, between 1588 and 1594. The league was a powerful group of wealthy lawyers, merchants, and churchmen opposed to the king concerned over the loss of urban privileges, regional loyalties, and the presence of the king's clients within the city. In 1594 the city capitulated to Henry IV, marking the beginning of the league's decline.
Original Publication Citation
Finley-Croswhite, A. (1993). Urban identity and transitional politics: The transformation of political allegiance inside Amiens before and after the city's 1594 capitulation to Henry IV. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Society for French History, Orcas Island, Washington.
Finley-Croswhite, Annette S., "Urban Identity and Transitional Politics: The Transformation Of Political Allegiance Inside Amiens Before And After The City's 1594 Capitulation To Henry IV" (1993). History Faculty Publications. 24.