The Legacy of the French Huguenots in England

Speaker: Rosemary Hayes, Author and Writing Workshop Educator

Synopsis: In 1685, Louis XIV, revoked The Edict of Nantes which had protected French Protestants (Huguenots) for nearly 90 years. While many bent under the pressure, and converted to Catholicism, others fled, 50,000 to England. What skills did they pass on, and where did they live and worship? What is their legacy today?


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08 May 2024


2:15 pm


Wednesday Lecture - online and U3AC, Pink room. Places for in person attendance must be pre-booked. Bookings open from 7 days before the lecture.