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French Wars of Religion: Quiz

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Question 1: Reports of iconoclasm in ________ led Charles IX to lend support to the Catholics there, leading to fears among the French Huguenots of a Catholic re-mobilisation against them.
Southern NetherlandsBelgiumLilleFlanders

Question 2: On August 22, an ________ made a failed attempt on Coligny's life, shooting him in the street from a window.
Mass murderAssassinationInfanticideHonor killing

Question 3: In the 1550s, Geneva played an important role in influencing the disorganised French Calvinist (Huguenot) church; between 1555 and 1562 it sent eighty-eight ________ into France.
ChristianityMissionaryState religionIslam

Question 4: Following the capture of ________ in March 1597 the crown laid siege until its surrender in September.
CorbieContyAbbevilleAmiens

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Traces of iconoclasm at Eglise Saint Sauveur, in La Rochelle.
  Depiction of supposed Spanish atrocities in the New World, by the Protestant Theodor de Bry.[27]
  Looting of the Churches of Lyon by the Calvinists, in 1562. Antoine Carot.
  Contemporary woodcut of the executions of Protestants at Amboise.

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Massacre de Vassy in 1562, print by Hogenberg end of 16th century.
  Protestant engraving representing 'les dragonnades' in France under Louis XIV.
  Massacre of Mérindol in 1545.
  Traces of iconoclasm at Eglise Saint Sauveur, in La Rochelle.

Question 7: Despite according his brother the title of Duke of Anjou, the prince and his followers continued to create disorder at court through their involvement in the ________.
Dutch RevoltWilliam the SilentDutch RepublicEighty Years' War

Question 8: Proclaiming his son "prince and duke of Brittany", he allied with Philip II of Spain, who sought to place his own daughter, infanta ________, on the throne of Brittany.
Anne of AustriaMaria Anna of SpainMaria Theresa of SpainInfanta Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain

Question 9: Both ________ and Pope Gregory XIII, who had been informed that a Huguenot coup had been barely thwarted, celebrated the outcome, which provoked horror and outrage by their religious opponents throughout Europe.
Philip II of SpainPhilip III of SpainCharles V, Holy Roman EmperorPhilip IV of Spain

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Traces of iconoclasm at Eglise Saint Sauveur, in La Rochelle.
  Looting of the Churches of Lyon by the Calvinists, in 1562. Antoine Carot.
  Traces of iconoclasm at Eglise Saint Sauveur, in La Rochelle.
  Massacre of Mérindol in 1545.







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