*need to read about the french wars of religion, and the wars between spain and netherlands. Henry ii son of catherine de medicis , gained the thrown at 15, greatly influenced by his mother. Allowed the guise family to dominate the great offices. Violated the divine commandments or civil rights. Catholics joined the huguenots called them politiques. Henry ii would produce no male heir. Henry iii murdered henry guise and his brother in 1588. Peace of augsburg 1555, one king one faith. The achieved a balance between protestants, and catholics. Low countries accepted the peace of augsburg in a spirit of conciliation which was never intended. Catholics, lutherans, anabaptists, and calvinists coexisted peacefully. Calvinists did not have a right to worship, not under a ruler. Habsburg: was a dynasty that ruled the holy roman emperor. Jesuits created an increase in faith, through education. Protestant leaders needed permission from the rulers to continue practicing their faith.