The Gospel Coalition. Home. Redeemer Free Sermon Resource. Enjoying God Ministries. The Reformation in France and the Amyraldian Controversy The Reformation initially reached France through the influence of Luther's writings.
Protestants there were severely persecuted, the culmination of which came in the infamous St. Bartholomew's Day massacre (August 23-24, 1572) when nearly 20,000 were martyred. The Edict of Nantes granted toleration in 1598. Our concern is with the man Moise Amyraut (also read as Moses Amyraldus) (1596-1664).