A French Protestant of the period of the religious wars in France in the 16th century.
Huguenots were French Protestants from the Picardy region of France who were expelled from their area by King Louis XIV, who was a Catholic King. Some of these people moved to England. A group of Huguenots came to the North of Ireland after being invited to live here by King William III towards the end of the seventeenth century. | list | close this window
a French Calvinist of the 16th or 17th centuries
A French Protestant In The 16th And 17th Centuries. One Of The Reformed Or Calvinistic Communion Who Were Driven By The Thousands Into Exile In England, Holland, Germany and America.
In the 16th and 17th centuries, the name Huguenot was applied to a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of France, historically known as the French Calvinists.