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A summary of the Huguenots in Britain

Yesterday’s post covered the Huguenot influence on the Channel Islands, Jersey in particular. It also looked at General — or Marshal — Vauban’s statistics on the wealth, expertise and military training the Huguenots were taking from France. 1,263 more words


Huguenot migration, French alarm and the Channel Islands

My past two posts — here and here — looked at Huguenots settling in South Africa, thanks to the efforts of the Netherlands and the Dutch East India Company. 1,466 more words


The Huguenot legacy in South Africa

Yesterday’s post looked at the Huguenot migration to South Africa. The plaque of their family names (pictured above, courtesy of Wikipedia) is located in the Johannesburg Botanical Garden. 700 more words


The Huguenots in South Africa

It is estimated that 250,000 Huguenots lost their lives in France during the Wars of Religion.

Another 250,000 fled to countries which were tolerant with regard to religious practice. 754 more words


The Huguenots (reprised) -- part 4

My past two posts concern the history of the Huguenots — early French Protestants.

The first explains their early history and the second looks at… 142 more words


Norview 40 Huguenot 7: extended highlights

The Pilots win their opener in impressive fashion. The offense was dominant as they jumped out to a 34-7 halftime lead and rolled on from there. 27 more words