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Montauban
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is now the administrative center of the Tarn et Garonne département; it became Protestant as early as 1561 on the conversion of Bishop Jean de Lettes. In 1570 the Edict of Saint-Germain-en-Laye gave it the status of a place of safety for Protestants (Huguenots: I, 1), and by the beginning of the 17th century it was, with La Rochelle, one of the most important centers of French Protestantism. A school was founded there in 1579, and then, following a resolution of the 1598 National Synod of Montpellier, a Reformed Academy fo…

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Strohm, Christoph, “Montauban”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_14424>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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