A asked in Education & ReferenceHomework Help · 1 decade ago

did the edict of nantes affect new or old france?

I know what that it granted religious acceptance to French Protestants.

But did this apply to France or America

Update:

-If it was issued in France, why would this cause Protestant Huguenots to move to New France if they had some religious tolerance in Old France?

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    1598, decree promulgated at Nantes by King Henry IV to restore internal peace in France, which had been torn by the Wars of Religion; the edict defined the rights of the French Protestants.

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