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  • noun Plural form of Huguenot.

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Examples

  • The history of the Huguenots is certainly well known in Berlin, and illustrates both the rule of oppression and the lack of tolerance towards alternative religions in Europe in early modern times.

    Translantic Relations and Security Policy: Common Interests, Values and History

  • As they increased in numbers and began to have political importance they became known as Huguenots or Confederates.

    Heroes of Modern Europe

  • By its terms the Huguenots were to enjoy freedom of private worship everywhere in France, and freedom to worship publicly in a large number of villages and towns.

    Early European History

  • At the same time that he was trying to exercise authority and restore order, unbridled violence and anarchy were making head around him; the Sixteen and their friends discharged from the smallest offices, civil or religious, whoever was not devoted to them; they changed all the captains and district-officers of the city militia; they deposed all the incumbents, all the ecclesiastics whom they termed Huguenots and policists; the pulpits of Christians became the platforms of demagogues; the preachers Guiticestre, Boucher,

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 4

  • Marlowe probably picked up the word from Huguenots who fled France for England; he incorporated it in several of his plays, most notably The Massacre of Paris.55

    Bloodlust

  • Marlowe probably picked up the word from Huguenots who fled France for England; he incorporated it in several of his plays, most notably The Massacre of Paris.55

    Bloodlust

  • As he approached the town of Vassy in Champagne, he heard a bell calling Huguenots to worship in a grange.

    Champlain's Dream

  • As he approached the town of Vassy in Champagne, he heard a bell calling Huguenots to worship in a grange.

    Champlain's Dream

  • The Huguenots is a very entertaining book, drawn from excellent sources, rich in its topics, describing many admirable persons and events, and supplies an old defect in our popular literature.

    Uncollected Prose

  • Emigration was prohibited, but more than 50,000 families (called Huguenots) emigrated to Holland, England (Spitalfields), Brandenburg, English North America, and South Africa.

    1679

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