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The Huguenots were French Protestants. The tide of the Reformation reached France early in the sixteenth century and was part of the religious and political ...

Huguenot Historical Society Who were the Huguenots?

The Huguenots were French Protestants most of whom eventually came to follow the teachings of John Calvin, and who, due to religious persecution, were forced to flee France to other countries in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Some remained, practicing their Faith in secret.

Catholic Encyclopedia: Huguenots - New Advent

A name by which the French Protestants are often designated. Its etymology is uncertain.

Huguenot Society of South Carolina History of the Huguenots

The name Huguenot was given to French Protestants who were influenced by Martin Luther's preaching early in the 16th century, and who later established a reformed church following the teachings of John Calvin.

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Huguenots of Ireland

Around the start of the eighteenth century, as Irish conditions became more settled, two groups of continental Protestant refugees were settled in the country with official, or semi-official help. The first of these, the Huguenots, were French Calvinists persecuted intermittently by the Catholic rulers of France throughout the seventeenth century.

Huguenot & Walloon Genealogy

Finding a Huguenot Ancestor

The breaking out of war between France and Spain in 1635 caused a large influx of Protestant refugees into England from Picardy, Artois, Hainault and Flanders. Amiens was the capital of the Amienois in Picardy. The Huguenots were in full force in Amiens. Louis de Berguin, a Walloonfrom Artois first maintained the Reformed doctrines in 1527 and was burnt in Paris for these beliefs.

French Huguenot Church (Charleston, South Carolina)

French Huguenot Church

Les Huguenots grand opera

Les Huguenots is a French opera by Giacomo Meyerbeer, one of the most popular and spectacular examples of the style of grand opera. The opera is in five acts and premiered in Paris in 1836. The libretto was written by Eugène Scribe and Émile Deschamps.

Books on Huguenots in the Special Collections Department

Compiled by: Julia P. M. Morand
Title: Catalogue or bibliography of the Library of the Huguenot Society of America
Call Number: GEN 016.2845 H897c, 1920a 1971

Author: Bessie Bond Purvis
Title: Seed that enriched the world: brief facts of Huguenot history
Call Number: GEN 284.5 P986s 1949

Author: Samuel Smiles; with an appendix relating to the Huguenots in America.
Title: The Huguenots: their settlements, churches, and industries in England and Ireland
Call Number: GEN 284.5 S641h 1868a 2003

Author: G. Elmore Reaman
Title: The trail of the Huguenots in Europe, the United States, South Africa, and Canada
Call Number: GEN 284.509 R288t 1966

Compiled by: Raymond Smith
Huguenot Library
Series: Quarto series (Huguenot Society of London); v.51.
Title: Records of the royal bounty and connected funds, the Burn donation, and the Savoy Church in the Huguenot Library, University College, London : a handlist
Call Number: Gen 284.50942 H897r 1974

Author: Huguenot Society of Florida.
Title: Year book
Call Number: GEN 284.509759 H897y 1981-83 1953

Author: Abraham D. Lavender
Title: French Huguenots: from Mediterranean Catholics to white Anglo-Saxon Protestants
Series: American university studies. Series IX History, 0740-0462; vol.80
Call Number: GEN 305.645 L399f 1990

Author: Rev. A. Stapleton
Title: Memorials of the Huguenots in America: with special reference to their emigration to Pennsylvania
Call Number: GEN 325.2440973 S794m 1989

Author: Elisha R. Potter
Title: Memoir concerning the French settlements and French settlers in the Colony of Rhode Island
Call Number: GEN 325.2440974 P866m, 1879a 1968

Edited and compiled for the Virginia Historical Society by: R.A. Brock
Title: Documents, chiefly unpublished, relating to the Huguenot emigration to Virginia : and to the settlement at Manakin-Town, with an appendix of genealogies, presenting data of the Fontaine, Maury, Dupuy, Trabue, Marye, Chastain, Cocke, and other families
Call Number: Gen 325.2440975 B864d, 2000

Author: Arthur Henry Hirsch
Title: The Huguenots of colonial South Carolina
Call Number: GEN 325.2440975 H669h 1928

Author:Hannah Farnham Sawyer Lee
Title: The Huguenots in France and America
Call Number: GEN 325.2440975 L477h 1843a 1973

Author: Allan Forbes and Paul F. Cadman
Title: The Boston French : a collection of facts and incidents with appropriate illustrations relating to some well-known citizens of France who found homes in Boston and New England, with which are included accounts of several visits made by one of the authors to La Rochelle and to the homes of the ancestors of Paul Revere
Call Number: GEN 325.44 F692b, 1938a 1971

Author: David Dobson
Title: Huguenot and Scots links 1575-1775
Call Number: GEN 929.2 D635h 2005

Compiled, edited, and expanded by: Dorothy Maupin Shaffett
Title: The story of Gabriel and Marie Maupin : Huguenot refugees to Virginia in 1700
Call Number: Gen 929.2 M452Sh 1993

Edited by: Arthur Louis Finnell
Title: National Huguenot Society Bible records : abstracted from the files of the Society
Call Number: GEN 929.3088245 F514n 1996a 2004

Author: Grace Lawless Lee
Title: The Huguenot settlements in Ireland
Call Number: Gen 929.3415 L478h, 1936a 1999

Compiled by: Charles F. A. Marmoy
Title: The French Protestant Hospital: extracts from the Archives of "La Providence" relating to inmates and applicants for admission, 1718-1957 and to recipients of and applicants for the Coqueau Charity, 1745-1901
Corporation of the Governor and Directors of the Hospital for Poor French Protestants and Their Descendants Residing in Great Britain
Series: Quarto series (Huguenot Society of London); v.52-53.
Call Number: GEN 929.3421 C822f v.1 1977

Author: I. Daniel Rupp, 1803-1878
Title: A collection of upwards of thirty thousand names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French, and other immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727-1776 ... Reprint of the second rev. and enl. ed. with an added index.
Call Number: GEN 929.373 R946c, 1876a 1965

Edited by: Alfred V. Wittmeyer
Title: Registers of the births, marriages, and deaths of the "Eglise françoise à la Nouvelle York,": from 1688 to 1804
Call Number: GEN 929.3747 R337 1886a 2003

Author: Albert F. Koehler
Title: The Huguenots or the early French in New Jersey
Call Number: Gen 929.3749 K77h 1992

Author: Charles E. Lart
Title: Huguenot pedigrees
Call Number: GEN 929.74 L335h 1924

Authors: Samuel Dubose and Frederick A. Porcher
Title: A contribution to the history of the Huguenots of South Carolina: consisting of pamphlets
Republished for private circulation by T. Gaillard Thomas. New York, Knickerbocker Press, 1887.
Call Number: GEN 975.7 T462c 1972

Author: Arthur Henry Hirsch
Title: The Huguenots of colonial South Carolina
Call Number: GEN 975.702 H669h 1928a 1988