Definitions for "Huguenot"
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