Protestant Exiles from France

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PROTESTANT EXILES FROM FRANCE,
CHIEFLY IN THE REIGN OF LOUIS XIV.

OR,

THE HUGUENOT REFUGEES AND THEIR DESCENDANTS
IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.

BY

THE REV. DAVID C. A. AGNEW,
MEMBER OF THE GENERAL COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH.

THIRD EDITION.

REMODELLED AND GREATLY ENLARGED,
INCLUDING THE FRENCH-SPEAKING REFUGEES IN FORMER REIGNS.

VOLUME I.
REFUGEES NATURALIZED BEFORE 1681.

VOLUME II.
REFUGEES NATURALIZED IN AND AFTER 1681.

1886.

[FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION]

This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.

 

Volume I[edit]

Front Matter[edit]

Historical Introduction[edit]

  • Section I – The persecutions which drove French-speaking Protestants into exile, explained and sketched as far as 1680.
  • Section II – England and the Refugees in the Reigns of Edward VI. and Elizabeth.
  • Section III – The Hospitality of James I.
  • Section IV – The Times of Charles I. and Cromwell, and the Restoration of Charles II.
  • Section V – Church-Government and Worship.
  • Section VI – Naturalization to 1680, with Lists of Names.
  • Section VII – Notes Gleaned from Old Registers of Marriages, Baptisms, and Deaths.
  • Section VIII – Gleanings from Wills.

Book First. – Refugees between 1560-1680.[edit]

Book Second. – The Military Chiefs of the Huguenot Refugees of the Revocation Era.[edit]

  • Chapter I – The Three Dukes of Schomberg.
    • Section I – Frederick Armand, First Duke of Schomberg.
    • Section II – Charles, Second Duke of Schomberg.
    • Section III – Mainhardt, Duke of Schomberg and Leinster.
  • Chapter II – The First Marquis De Ruvigny and his English Relations.
  • Chapter III – Henri De Ruvigny, Earl of Galway.
    • Section I – His Career as a Frenchman.
    • Section II – His Refugee Life before Enrolment in our Army.
    • Section III – The Irish Campaign of 1691.
    • Section IV – His Services as Major-General, the Viscount Galway.
    • Section V – His Services as Lieutenant-General and Ambassador in Piedmont.
    • Section VI – His Appointment as one of the Lords-Justices of Ireland, and His Elevation to the Earldom of Galway.
    • Section VII – The Earl of Galway and Irish Presbyterians.
    • Section VIII – The Earl of Galway’s Government of Ireland from 1697 to 1701.
    • Section IX – The Earl of Galway’s Semi-Official Life, from the Death of King Charles II. of Spain to the Death of our King William III.
    • Section X – The Earl of Galway’s Private Life during the beginning of Queen Anne’s Reign.
    • Section XI – The Earl of Galway’s Command in Portugal and the Subsequent Advent of the Earl of Peterborough into the Field.
    • Section XII – From July 1705 to Lord Galway’s March to Madrid in 1706.
    • Section XIII – What became of King Charles and Lord Peterborough.
    • Section XIV – Lord Galway’s Misfortunes in Spain.
    • Section XV – The Earl of Galway’s Later Residence in Portugal, and his Return Home (1708-1710).
    • Section XVI – Debates and Votes of the House of Lords on the Proposal to Censure Galway, Tyrawley, and Stanhope.
    • Section XVII – The Earl of Galway again in Retirement.
    • Section XVIII – Sec. 18.— The Earl of Galway again a Lord Justice of Ireland, also his Final Retirement and Death.
  • Chapter IV – Lord Galway’s Refugee Relatives.
  • Chapter V – Lieut.-General Le Marquis De Miremont, Major-General La Meloniere, and Brigadier Pierre de Belcastel.

Appendix[edit]

  • Appendix I – Captain-General the Duke of Schomberg’s Despatches.
  • Appendix II – Dedications of Books to the Marquis De Ruvigny.
  • Appendix III – Letter from Rachel, Lady Russell.
  • Appendix IV – Copy of King Charles’ Orders to Lord Peterborough.
  • Appendix V – Dedications of Books to Lord Galway.
  • Appendix VI – The Earl of Galway’s Two Papers for the House of Lords.

Volume II[edit]

Front Matter[edit]

Historical Introduction[edit]

  • Section I – The Persecution in France from 1680 to 1685.
  • Section II – The Correspondence of the French Protestants with England in the Time of Charles II..
  • Section III – The Reception of the French Refugees in England in 1681.
  • Section IV – The Variegated Policy of James II., and William and Mary’s Friendship towards the Refugees.
  • Section V – Church Government and Worship.
  • Section VI – The Royal Bounty.
  • Section VII – Naturalization alias Denization, with Lists.
  • Section VIII – The French Regiments.
  • Section IX – Notes Gleaned from old Registers of Marriages, Baptisms, and Deaths.

Book Third. – Refugees Naturalized in and after 1681.[edit]