The Huguenot Galley Slaves, from the Memoirs of Jean Martielhe. The captivating true story of Jean Martielhe, who, at sixteen, was forced to flee home and country in search of religious freedom. In the year 1700, a fresh revival of persecution against the Huguenots was storming across southern France under the command of the Duke de la Force. King Louis XIV had issued the infamous "Revocation of the Edict of Nantes" in 1685 and 15 years later, still finding no end to the number of adherents to the Reformed faith, unleashed ...

The Huguenot Galley Slaves 2011, Hail & Fire

ISBN-13: 9780982804346

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