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" ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Salomon Blosset de Loche
Brigadier-General Salomon de Blosset, Seigneur de Loche (c. 1648 – 21 October 1721) was a Huguenot army officer.Born in the Dauphiné to Paul de Blosset, Seigneur des Eissarts, from a family of Hugueno...
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:
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Alexandre Exquemelin
Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin (also spelled Esquemeling, Exquemeling, or Oexmelin) (c. 1645–1707) was a French, Dutch or Flemish writer best known as the author of one of the most important sourcebooks...
Pierre Dangicourt
Pierre Dangicourt (1664 Rouen – 12 Feb 1727 Berlin) was a French mathematician. As a Protestant, he left France after the Edict of Fontainebleau and settled in Prussia, where he was made an asso...
Francis, Duke of Guise
Francis de Lorraine II, Prince of Joinville, Duke of Guise, Duke of Aumale, (originally François de Lorraine, duc de Guise; 17 February 1519 – 24 February 1563), was a French soldier and politician.
Heinrich August de la Motte Fouqué
Ernst Heinrich August de la Motte Fouqué (4 February 1698 – 3 May 1774) was a Prussian general and a confidant of King Frederick the Great. Fouqué held the title of Freiherr (baron).
Born in The H...
François Dubois
François Dubois (1529–1584) was a French Huguenot painter who was born in Amiens. His only surviving work is the best known depiction of the Saint Bartholomew's Day massacre of 1572, when French Catho...
Henri Guisan
Henri Guisan ([ɑ̃ʁi ɡizɑ̃]; 21 October 1874 - 7 April 1960) was a Swiss army officer who held the office of the General of the Swiss Army during World War II. He was the fourth and the most recent man...
Peace of Saint-Germain-en-Laye
The Peace of Saint-Germain-en-Laye was a treaty signed on 5 August 1570 at the royal Château of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, ending the third of the French Wars of Religion. In the third war, fought between...