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The St.Bartholomew's Day Massacre

The entire day of Sunday, August 24, was spent killing, raping, and pillaging, such that the number killed on that day in Paris and the faubourgs is believed to be more than ten thousand persons, including lords, gentlemen, presiding magistrates and counselors , lawyers, students, doctors, solicitors, merchants, artisans, women, girls, youths, and preachers.

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Huguenots in America

Most families have a family legend, and mine is no different. Mine, on my father’s side goes something like this: Our immigrating ancestor came over to American in the early 1700s, a French Huguenot teenager fleeing persecution, dressed as a woman. 168 more words

Who Were the Huguenots, Really?

It would be impossible for me to cover every historical detail about the Huguenots in one post, so I’ll give a bare bones overview and a chronology of events which we may need to round back to and expand upon at a later date. 639 more words

Hugoenots —


Huguenot, any of the Protestants in France in the 16th and 17th centuries, many of whom suffered severe persecution for their faith. The origin of the name is uncertain, but it appears to have come from the word aignos… 12 more words

My thanks to The Guardian for their mention!

On Tuesday, July 26, The Guardian had an article on the discovery of the old Spanish fort of San Marcos in South Carolina which is now a golf course. 374 more words

History

Wassy: massacre catholique

Wassy : massacre catholique

Gruß Gott !

Des catholiques fervents, gênés par les chants protestants, manifestent leur mécontentement.

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The Le Roux story

Let me tell you a little story. Exactly half my lifetime ago, I sat on a French TGV train a lot like this one I’m on now. 541 more words

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