French Huguenot Famous Quotes & Sayings

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2 French Huguenot Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

French Huguenot Sayings By Nancy Goldstone: ominous murmur ran through the legion of onlookers, who had heretofore maintained an uncharacteristic silence. ominous murmur ran through the legion of onlookers, who had heretofore maintained an uncharacteristic silence. Their resentment was palpable. Five days later Coligny was assassinated, and the streets of Paris ran with blood as the entire Huguenot wedding party was hunted down and slaughtered in one of the most infamous episodes in French history, known today as the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre. But this horrific mass murder, which claimed more than five thousand martyrs over the course of a week, was no spontaneous bloodletting. Rather, it was the denouement of a carefully constructed plot that utilized the unsuspecting Margot as both victim and bait to lure Coligny and his faction to their doom, an intrigue planned, instigated, and executed by the one individual in France powerful enough — Nancy Goldstone
French Huguenot Sayings By Nancy Goldstone: Huguenot party, as the French Protestants were called. The majority of the Parisian populace loathed Huguenot party, as the French Protestants were called. The majority of the Parisian populace loathed and feared the Huguenots. Huguenots attacked Catholic churches, destroying precious relics and statues that they claimed were evidence of idolatry; they refused to attend Mass and worked openly to abolish sacred ceremonial processions. — Nancy Goldstone