Huguenot
A Huguenot (/ˈhjuːɡənɒt/ or /huːɡəˈnoʊ/; [yɡno], [yɡəno]) is a member of a French Protestant group descended from 16th and 17th century Protestant Reformed Church of France. Historically, "Huguenots" ...
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French Wars of Religion - The Catholic League and France s Wars of Religion
My Renaissance & Reformation college class group project presentation. The background music is Ricercare del primi toni by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina...
Nicolas Vallet
A Pavan by Nicolas vallet. This is a famous pavan and there are many lute (and keyboard) versions... Lute made by Stephen Murphy.
French Wars of Religion
The French Wars of Religion (1562–98) is the name of a period of civil infighting and military operations, primarily fought between French Catholics and Protestants (Huguenots). The conflict involved ...
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St. Bartholomew's Day massacre
The St. Bartholomew's Day massacre (Massacre de la Saint-Barthélemy in French) in 1572 was a targeted group of assassinations, followed by a wave of Catholic mob violence, both directed against the Hu...
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Huguenot rebellions
The Huguenot rebellions, sometimes called the Rohan Wars after the Huguenot leader Henri de Rohan, refers to events of the 1620s in which French Protestants (Huguenots), mainly located in southwestern...
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France Antarctique
France Antarctique (formerly also spelled France antartique) was a French colony south of the Equator, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which existed between 1555 and 1567, and had control over the coast fr...
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French Florida
French Florida (French: Floride française) was a colonial territory established by French Huguenot colonists in the modern area of Florida between 1562 and 1565.The colonial endeavour was started foll...
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Huguenots in South Africa
A large number of white people in South Africa are descended from Huguenots. Most of these originally settled in the Cape Colony, but were absorbed into the Afrikaner and Afrikaans population, because...
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Persecution of Huguenots under Louis XV
The persecution of Huguenots under Louis XV refers to hostile activities against French Protestants between 1724 and 1764 during the reign of Louis XV.
The members of the Protestant religion in Fr...
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Surprise of Meaux
The surprise of Meaux (La surprise de Meaux) was a conspiracy organised in 1567 by Louis I de Bourbon, prince de Condé to capture Charles IX and the rest of the French royal family. It failed, and sp...
Jean-Louis Raduit de Souches
Count Jean-Louis Raduit de Souches (La Rochelle France, August 16, 1608 – Jevišovice Moravia, August 12, 1682) was a German Imperial Field marshal of French descent. He was the son of a Huguenot...
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Charlotte Duplessis-Mornay
Charlotte Duplessis-Mornay (born Charlotte Arbaleste de la Borde) lived from 1550 to 1606 and became a French writer of the Reformation.
She was born into a well-to-do French family many years bef...
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Androuet du Cerceau
Androuet du Cerceau was a family of French architects and designers active in the 16th and early 17th century.Family members include:
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Massacre of Vassy
The Massacre of Vassy, also known as the Massacre of Wassy, is the name given to the murder of Huguenot worshipers and citizens in an armed action by troops of Francis, Duke of Guise, in Wassy, France...
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Martin Cregier
Captain Marten Kregier or Cregier (1617–after 1681) most likely originated from Borcken in Germany and was an early settler of New Amsterdam. He was a prominent citizen of the settlement and served th...
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Paul de Lamerie
Paul de Lamerie (9 April 1688 – 1 August 1751) was a London-based silversmith. The Victoria and Albert Museum describes him as the "greatest silversmith working in England in the 18th century". Though...
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Dominique de Gourgue
Dominique (or Domingue) de Gourgue (1530–1593) was a French nobleman and soldier. He is best known for leading an attack against the Spanish in Florida in 1568, in response to the destruction of the F...
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Claudius Hollyband
Claudius Hollyband (born Claude de Sainliens; Latin: Claudius a Sancto Vinculo) was a 16th-century French-English linguist, philologist, phonologist, lexicographer and instructor of English, French, I...
Henry III of France
Henry III (19 September 1551 – 2 August 1589; born Alexandre Édouard de France, Polish: Henryk Walezy, Lithuanian: Henrikas Valua) was a monarch of the House of Valois who was elected the...
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François de Beauvais, Seigneur de Briquemault
François de Beauvais, Seigneur de Briquemault (c. 1502-1572) was a leader of the Huguenots during the first religious wars.He was the son of Adrien de Briquemault and Alexane de Sainte Ville. His firs...
Edict of Amboise
The Edict of Amboise also known as the Edict of Pacification, was signed at the Château of Amboise on 19 March 1563 by Catherine de' Medici, acting as regent for her son Charles IX of France. The trea...
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Jean Baptiste Androuet du Cerceau
Jean Baptiste Androuet du Cerceau (1544/47–1590) was a French architect who designed the Pont Neuf (1579), spanning the Seine, Paris, and became supervisor of the royal works under Henri III and...
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Jean-Baptiste Tavernier
Jean-Baptiste Tavernier (1605 – 1689) was a 17th-century French gem merchant and traveler. Tavernier, a private individual and merchant traveling at his own expense, covered by his own account, 60,00...
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Camisard
Camisards were Huguenots (French Protestants) of the rugged and isolated Cévennes region of south-central France, who raised an insurrection against the persecutions which followed the Edict of Fontai...
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Jean Ribault
Jean Ribault (1520 – October 12, 1565) was a French naval officer, navigator, and a colonizer of what would become the southeastern United States. He was a major figure in the French attempts to colon...
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