By: Grace Lawless Lee
Heritage Books, Inc: (1936)
Seller ID: L2005
Condition: 294 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1936), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 294 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
The flight of French Protestants, or Huguenots as they were generally known, to England and Ireland occurred in four waves that spanned three centuries and coincide with significant episodes of religious persecution. This revealing manuscript illuminates their plight and traces their resettlement in Ireland through the major family names of immigrants who sought refuge from the religious wars in France. Each chapter is devoted to a regional colony and includes detailed information about the prominent Huguenot families who resided in each locale and their part in trades like weaving and glassma... View More...