The Huguenots
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The Huguenots their settlements, churches, and industries in England and Ireland by Samuel Smiles

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English


  • Huguenots -- England,
  • Huguenots -- Ireland,
  • Huguenots -- United States

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Statementby Samuel Smiles, with an appendix relating to the Huguenots in America
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 1701-1705
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 448 p.
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14664117M

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  The Huguenots book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Following the Reformation, a growing number of radical Protestants cam /5. Treasure's book is a fulfilling history of the Huguenots (French Protestants inspired largely by Calvin's theology) spanning from the Protestant Reformation to the end of the 17th Century. Always a minority in Catholic France, the number of Huguenots varied from a peak of maybe 15% of France's population in their early history to a marginalized /5(9). Les Huguenots was premiered by the Paris Opera at the Salle Le Peletier on 29 February (conductor: François Habeneck), and was an immediate Adolphe Nourrit and Cornélie Falcon were particularly praised by the critics for their singing and performances. It was indeed Falcon's last important creation before her voice so tragically failed in April of the following year.   Huguenots, and particularly French Huguenots, were persecuted Protestants in 16th and 17th century Europe who followed the teachings of theologian John Calvin.

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, derived from the German Eidgenossen (confederates bound together by oath), which used to describe, between and , the patriots of Geneva hostile to the duke of Savoy. Feb 7, - Explore seniorliz's board "Books about Huguenots" on Pinterest. See more ideas about French history, Books and History books pins. Huguenots (hyōō´gənŏts), French Protestants, followers of John term is derived from the German Eidgenossen, meaning sworn companions or confederates. Origins Prior to Calvin's publication in of his Institutes of the Christian Religion, a reform movement already existed in France. Despite persecution, the movement grew. Under King Henry II reprisals became more severe. The Huguenots in this country, in Pine, Franklin, and West 22d Sts. between 5th and 6th Avs.: or, A discourse delivered on the 26th of June , on the occasion of laying the corner-stone of their new temple, finishing in the above last-named locality / (New York: George F. Nesbitt & Co., ), by Antoine Verren and N.Y.) Protestant.

Huguenot History. Who were the Huguenots? The origin of the word is obscure, but it was the name given in the 16th century to the Protestants in France, particularly by their enemies. the book trade, the arts and the army, on the stage and in teaching. Although many retained their Calvinist organisation and worship - treated more generously. Duke Henri de Rohan is the leader of the French Protestants, known as the Huguenots, and he has a lot on his hands. The new king of France, Gaston, is hostile and his estranged wife and brother are plotting with the usurper against him. A still more urgent problem is that his only heir is his nineteen-year-old daughter Marguerite, and he needs to find her a suitable husband before all is lost.   Treasure describes the Huguenots' disciplined community, their faith and courage, their rich achievements, and their unique place within Protestantism and European history. The Huguenot exodus represented a crucial turning point in European history, Treasure contends, and he addresses the significance of the Huguenot story—the story of a Brand: Yale University Press. The Huguenots supplied the colonies with excellent physicians and expert artisans and craftsmen. For example, Irénée du Pont brought his expertise for making gunpowder learned from the eminent Lavoisier; and Apollo Rivoire, a goldsmith, was the father of Paul Revere, master silversmith and renowned patriot.