Huguenot

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a French Calvinist of the 16th or 17th centuries

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Jacob III DeCou UE, of French Huguenot origins, was a fifth generation Quaker.
Some thirty years later, French Huguenot refugees settled in the area and began to make their own imprint on South African wine culture.
The range celebrates the estate's French Huguenot heritage and comprises three varietals--Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Shiraz--as well as two dual varietals--a Chardonnay Pinot Noir blend and a Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon.
During the 16th century it referred to flatlands outside the city walls where French Huguenot growers cultivated produce.
Van Gelderen writes that this neglect stems from the widely accepted belief, or assumption, that the political thought of the Dutch Revolt was simply borrowed from the French Huguenot theorists and adapted to fit the Dutch situation.
Well before the major modem discoveries of Manichaean manuscripts, the 18th-century French Huguenot scholar Isaac de Beausobre conjectured that the Manichaean "Book of Giants" was somehow related to a Jewish apocalypse known as the Book of Enoch (Histoire critique de Manichee et du Manicheisme [Amsterdam: J.
Based on her 1975 doctoral dissertation, Goodfriend's book takes issue with Archdeacon's thesis that the late seventeenth century saw the decline of Dutch influence and the rise of English and French Huguenot dominance.
Discovering that his great-grandmother's name was Salome Laplain, Jacobi finds that he is descended from a wealthy French Huguenot who fled religious persecution, and who has connections to royalty on this side of the channel.
Mr Dury said Stourbridge's role in glassmaking history came about as demand for window glass spiralled and the industry flourished thanks to the skills of French Huguenot glassmakers, who had fled religious persecution in France.
The probable reason Golcar folk are called lilies is that there was an influx of French Huguenot weavers into the village in the late 17th century, fleeing religious persecution in Catholic France .
see "Biography of Jacob"' DeCou UE: United Empire Loyalist of French Huguenot Origins and a Fifth Generation Quaker," by Robert Collins McBride UE, B.
They lived in New Hall, hence Newhall Street, and the story goes that the Oozells holding was so named because Ann Colmore, who was an ardent gambler, lost a game of cards to a chap called Oozells - who was a French Huguenot (Protestant) who had fled because of religious persecution.
He studied under a French tutor in New Rochelle, probably at the urging of his French Huguenot mother.
His son was probably born there, but in 1689 the family left for London and by 1691 they were living in Soho, the district having been taken over by French Huguenot refugees.