The Peace of Vervins was signed between Henry IV of France and Philip II of Spain on May 2, 1598. This treaty brought the Wars of Religion in France to a practical end. Philip recognized the formerly protestant Henry as King of France and withdrew his forces from the French territory they still occupied. Jump to: navigation, search Henry IV (French: Henri IV) (December 13, 1553 â May 14, 1610), called the Great (French: le Grand), was the first of the Bourbon kings of France, reigning from 1589 until 1610. ... Jump to: navigation, search Philip II (Spanish: Felipe II) - (May 21, 1526 â September 13, 1598), the first King of Spain understood as the whole peninsula of Hispania (r. ... Jump to: navigation, search May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Events January 7 - Boris Godunov seizes the throne of Russia following the death of his brother-in-law, Tsar Feodor I April 13 - Edict of Nantes - Henry IV of France grants French Huguenots equal rights with Catholics. ... The French Wars of Religion were a series of conflicts fought between the Catholic League and the Huguenots from the middle of the sixteenth century to the Edict of Nantes in 1598. ...
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