Huguenots

The huge community of Protestants driven out of France by Louis XIV (75% of English people have some Huguenot ancestry) is described in LONDON, when the first of the Huguenot Penny family arrives in 'God's Fire'.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
RHUBARB - During the three centuries before the nineteenth, China had become so cut off from Europe that senior mandarins were quite unsure where Britain was. They’d even been told that the western barbarians needed to import herbal rhubarb from China (a medicine), and that they would die if they couldn’t get it.




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