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Huguenot regiments fought for William of Orange in the Williamite war in Ireland, for which they were rewarded with land grants and titles, many settling in Dublin.
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Huguenot and fought
* October 27 – Huguenot rebellions: The inconclusive Naval battle of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is fought between the Huguenot fleet of La Rochelle commanded by Jean Guiton, and a royal fleet under the command of Charles of Guise.
During the French Wars of Religion under Charles IX of France, he fought for the Catholics ( including at the Siege of La Rochelle ( 1572-1573 ), but he allowed himself to be won over temporarily by the ideas of the Huguenot reformers, and though he publicly separated himself from Protestantism, it had a marked effect on his mind.
Huguenot and for
" Ponet's treatise comes first in a new wave of anti-monarchical writings … It has never been assessed at its true importance, for it antedates by several years those more brilliantly expressed but less radical Huguenot writings which have usually been taken to represent the Tyrannicide-theories of the Reformation ".
* 1762 – French Huguenot Jean Calas, who had been wrongly convicted of killing his son, dies after being tortured by authorities ; the event inspired Voltaire to begin a campaign for religious tolerance and legal reform.
His father Louis, a third generation Australian of French Huguenot descent, was a leg spinner who played for Penrith in Sydney Grade Cricket, in 1922-23 gaining attention for taking all twenty wickets in a match against St. Marys for 65 runs.
Languet is one possible candidate for the authorship of the influential Huguenot pamphlet, Vindiciae contra tyrannos ( 1579 ).
He was born in the city of Danzig ( Gdańsk ) in Poland, and in a letter “ in typical Berlin humor ” wrote, “ that he moved to Berlin, Germany, which shows for sure, that he is a ' genuine Pole '.” He kept close to the Huguenot scene, due to his ancestry.
The uses of these islands vary: Davids ' Island, the former location of the U. S. Army ’ s Fort Slocum, is currently unoccupied but is slated for use as passive parkland ; Glen Island is a County park for passive and active recreation ; Huckleberry Island is largely undeveloped and has one of the largest rookeries for some shore bird species in western Long Island Sound ; Columbia Island was the former site of CBS television broadcast antennas and is currently unoccupied ; Echo Island is used by a private yacht club ; Execution Rocks is the site of a 19th century lighthouse listed on the National Register of Historic Places ; Pea Island is owned by Huguenot Yacht Club but remains undeveloped ; Goose Island is undeveloped ; Clifford, Harrison and Tank Islands are part of a nature preserve and city park ; and Oak and Pine Islands are used as private residences.
He was descended from the Jansen ( a. k. a. Johnson ) family of New Amsterdam, and included among his ancestors the Huguenot Jacques Cortelyou, who laid out the first town plan of New Amsterdam for Peter Stuyvesant.
He was plunged at once into the thick of controversy ; for nearly half of Metz was Protestant, and Bossuet's first appearance in print was a refutation of the Huguenot pastor Paul Ferry ( 1655 ), and he frequently engaged in religious controversies with Protestants ( and, less regularly, with Jews ) during his time at Metz.
The Catholic Church in France opposed the Huguenots, and there were incidents of attacks on Huguenot preachers and congregants as they attempted to meet for worship.
Services are conducted in French for a Francophone parish community, and members of the Huguenot Society of America.
In 1692 Huguenots settled on the south shore of Staten Island, New York. The present-day neighbourhood of Huguenot was named for those early settlers.
Paul Revere was descended from Huguenot refugees, as was Henry Laurens, who signed the Declaration of Independence for South Carolina ; Jack Jouett, who made the ride from Cuckoo Tavern to warn Thomas Jefferson and others that Tarleton and his men were on their way to arrest him for crimes against the king ; Francis Marion, and a number of other leaders of the American Revolution and later statesmen.
Andrew Lortie ( born André Lortie ), a leading Huguenot theologian and writer who led the exiled community in London, became known for articulating Huguenot criticism of the Holy See and transubstantiation.
Numerous signs of Huguenot presence can still be seen with names still in use, and with areas of the main towns and cities named after the people who settled there, for instance the Huguenot District and French Church Street in Cork City, D ' Olier Street in Dublin named after a High Sheriff, and one of the founders of the Bank of Ireland.
The Condés established a thriving glass-making works, which provided wealth to the principality for many years, and other founding families created enterprises, including textiles and other traditional Huguenot occupations in France.
Huguenot and William
Early ties were already visible in the " Apologie " of William the Silent, condemning the Spanish Inquisition, which was written by his court minister, the Huguenot Pierre L ' Oyseleur, lord of Villiers.
Louise de Coligny, daughter of the murdered Huguenot leader Gaspard de Coligny, married William the Silent, leader of the Dutch ( Calvinist ) revolt against Spanish ( Catholic ) rule.
The city of Sublette was named for William Lewis Sublette, a French Huguenot who was a partner in the Rocky Mountain Fur Company.
Seven other US presidents have documented Huguenot ancestors: George Washington, Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, Harry Truman, Gerald Ford and Lyndon Johnson.
His career as Huguenot apologist began in 1571 with the work Dissertation sur l ' Église visible, and, as a diplomat in 1572, he undertook a confidential mission for Admiral de Coligny to William the Silent, Prince of Orange.
Frederick William, known as " The Great Elector ", opened Brandenburg-Prussia to large-scale immigration (" Peuplierung ") of mostly Protestant refugees from all across Europe (" Exulanten "), most notably Huguenot immigration following the Edict of Potsdam.
* Life and Work of Sir Samuel Romilly, by William Job Collins, in Transactions of the Huguenot Society ( 1908 ).
After Jemmingen Louis rejoined his brother William and went back to France where they joined up with Huguenot leader Admiral Coligny.
Born on 10 September 1821 in Cowes in the Isle of Wight, the son of Sir William and Elizabeth Jervois, a military family of Huguenot descent.
The soldiers of St Ruth ’ s army were mostly Irish Catholic, while Ginkel's were English, Scottish, Danish, Dutch and French Huguenot ( members of William III ’ s League of Augsburg ) and Irish Protestants.
He was the son of Col. Francis Courtenay ( d. 1699 ), MP for Devon 1689-99, who predeceased his own father ( the 1st Baronet ), by his wife Mary Boevey, daughter of William Boevey ( d. 1661 ), of Netherlandish Huguenot descent, of Flaxley Abbey, Gloucestershire.
Pierre ( Peter ) Chamberlen was the name of two brothers, the sons of Guillaume ( William ) Chamberlen ( c. 1540 – 1596 ), a Huguenot surgeon who fled from Paris to England in 1576.
Born on a farm near Aultsville, Ontario, ( interestingly, another notable Ontario politician, Sir James Whitney, was born on the farm adjacent to it ) to Herman and Mary Raney, William E. Raney descended from Huguenot and United Empire Loyalist stock.
Sophia Dorothea of Brunswick-Lüneburg was born on 15 September 1666, the only child of George William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg by his long term mistress, Eleonore d ' Esmier d ' Olbreuse ( 1639 – 1722 ), Countess of Williamsburg, a Huguenot lady, the daughter of Alexander II d ' Esmiers, Marquess of Olbreuse.
Huguenot and Orange
She was further dismayed when James refused to help when the Catholic King of France, Louis XIV, invaded Orange and persecuted Huguenot refugees there.
After the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, several Huguenot families of Norman and Carolingian nobility and descent including Edmund Bohun of Suffolk England from the Humphrey de Bohun line of French royalty descended from Charlemange, Jean Postell of Dieppe France, Alexander Pepin, Antoine Poitevin of Orsement France, and Jacques de Bordeaux of Grenoble, immigrated to the Charleston Orange district and were very successful at marriage and property speculation.
As an independent enclave within France, Orange became an attractive destination for Protestants and a Huguenot stronghold.
Huguenot and Williamite
For their part, Williamite forces were supplied from the north, and in August the Duke of Schomberg arrived with 15, 000 Danish, Dutch, Huguenot, and English reinforcements.
Huguenot and war
On 27 September 1567, in a swoop known as the Surprise of Meaux, Huguenot forces attempted to ambush the king, triggering renewed civil war.
Moreover, the King of England, Charles I, declared war on France in an attempt to aid the Huguenot faction.
Historians estimate that in the 1560s, more than half of the nobility were Calvinist ( or Huguenot ), and 1, 200 – 1, 250 Calvinist churches had been established, by 1562 with the outbreak of war, there were 2 million Calvinists.
The Parlement of Paris instituted criminal charges against the King, who now joined forces with his cousin, the Huguenot, Henry of Navarre, to war against the League.
Because of war with England, the first two convoys of ships and settlers bound for the colony were waylaid near Gaspé by British privateers under the command of three French-Scottish Huguenot brothers, David, Louis and Thomas Kirke.