Results for: Huguenot

What is the huguenot cross?

The Huguenots did not use symbolism in their worship, but since  they were persecuted they needed a way to be able to recognize each  other. Huguenots carried the crosses wi (MORE)

What did the Huguenots do?

Huguenots were French Protestants who fled to Holland, England, and America in search of Religious Freedom. The St. Bartholamew's Day Massacre, instigated by Catherine Medici, (MORE)

When were the huguenots forced to leave France?

The Huguenots were forced to leave France starting from 1681, when king Louis XIV revoked the Edict of Nantes and by the issue of Edict of Fontainebleau ordered an actual pers (MORE)

Who gave the Huguenots freedom of worship?

The Edict of Nantes, issued by Henry IV of France, granted the  Huguenots significant civil rights, including freedom of worship.  It marked the end of the religious wars of (MORE)

What did the Huguenots believe in?

"True repentance consists of a change of heart, a conversion, a return to God - a movement initiated by the Holy Spirit and not stemming from any bodily fear, chastisement or (MORE)

Who are the French huguenots?

The Huguenots, who were mostly from Southern France, had always had  problems with the monarchy Paris and the Church in Rome. See  'Huguenots and Jews of the Languedoc' for (MORE)