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Duplessis-Mornay, Philippe
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(Philippe de Mornay, Seigneur du Plessis-Marly, Baron de La Forêt-sur-Sèvre; Nov 5, 1549, Buhy-en-Vexin – Nov 11, 1623, La Forêt-sur-Sèvre). After his studies – with P. Ramus and others – Duplessis-Mornay traveled through western Europe (1568–1572), on the basis of which he published a report in which he set out France's need for an anti-Habsburg policy in support of the rebelling Dutch Protestants. From 1576 to Henry of Navarre's conversion, Duplessis was his closest collaborator. From 1578 to 1582, he stayed in the Netherlands with William I of Orange. A friend of H. La…

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Dingel, Irene, “Duplessis-Mornay, Philippe”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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