- Peace of Vervins
The Peace of Vervins was signed between the representatives of
Henry IV of Franceand Philip II of Spainon 2 May 1598, at the small town of Vervinsin Picardy, northern France. Henry had declared war on Spain in 1595, and had recently promulgated the Edict of Nantes, on 13 April. This treaty brought the Wars of Religionin France to a practical end. Philip recognized the formerly ProtestantHenry as King of France and withdrew his forces from the French territory they still occupied, depriving the remnants of the Catholic League of their support. Philip died on 13 September, but his heir Philip III respected the terms of the treaty. Carlo Emanuele, duke of Savoy, who had held back from the treaty, signed a separate Treaty of Lyon with Henry in 1601.
List of treaties
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Vervins — French commune nomcommune=Vervins Town hall région=Picardie département=Aisne arrondissement=Vervins canton=Vervins insee=02789 cp=02140 maire=Jean Pierre Balligand mandat=2001 2008 intercomm=Thiérache du Centre longitude=3.91 latitude=49.835833… … Wikipedia
France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… … Universalium
Pope Clement VIII — Not to be confused with Antipope Clement VIII. Clement VIII Papacy began 30 January 1592 Papacy ended 3 March 1605 ( 1000000000000001300000013 yea … Wikipedia
French Wars of Religion — Part of European wars of religion Depiction of the St. Bartholomew s Day massacre by François Duboi … Wikipedia
Eighty Years' War — Relief of Leiden after the siege, 1574. Date 1568 1648 Location … Wikipedia
European wars of religion — The name Wars of Religion has been given to a series of European wars of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, following the onset of the Protestant Reformation. Although sometimes unconnected, all of these wars were strongly influenced by… … Wikipedia
Philip II — 1. ( Philip of Macedon ) 382 336 B.C., king of Macedonia 359 336 (father of Alexander the Great). 2. ( Philip Augustus ) 1165 1223, king of France 1180 1223. 3. 1527 98, king of Spain 1556 98 (husband of Mary I). * * * I French Philippe known as… … Universalium
Henry IV — 1. 1050 1106, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and king of Germany 1056 1106. 2. (Bolingbroke) ( Henry of Lancaster ) 1367 1413, king of England 1399 1413 (son of John of Gaunt). 3. ( Henry of Navarre ; Henry the Great ) 1553 1610, king of France … Universalium
Albert VII, Archduke of Austria — Infobox Austrian Royalty|archduke name=Albert VII title=Archduke of Austria; Co sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands; Duke of Burgundy, Brabant, Upper Guelders, Limburg, Lothier, and Luxembourg; Count of Artois, Flanders, Hainault, and Namur,… … Wikipedia
Reformation in Switzerland — The Protestant Reformation in Switzerland was promoted initially by Huldrych Zwingli, who gained the support of the magistrate (Mark Reust) and population of Zürich in the 1520s. It led to significant changes in civil life and state matters in… … Wikipedia