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Protection Plan

Barbier-Mueller Room

The Reformation in France and the Wars of Religion

Through a prestigious collection of 16th-century books and prints generously donated by the collector Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller, this room retraces the spread of the Calvinist Reformation in France and the ensuing conflict between Catholics and Protestants, including its most infamous episode, the St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre.



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