Clear and Present Danger podcast – Episode 20: The Seeds of Enlightenment

 1685 was a watershed year for events that would lead to what we call the Enlightenment. France’s Sun King Louis XIV revoked the Edict of Nantes and initiated a policy of religious persecution of Protestants. In England, the Catholic James II assumed the throne to the horror of the Protestant majority in Parliament. From … Continue reading Clear and Present Danger podcast – Episode 20: The Seeds of Enlightenment