Tagged : French Hospital

The Huguenot settlement at Portarlington, Ireland

23 Jun, 2021 by Huguenot Society
In 2010 the Huguenot Society organised a visit to Portarlington for its members during the conference at Londonderry. Here we look at the history of the town's foundation by Henri de Ruvigny, Earl of Galway as a settlement for war-weary Huguenot veterans and their families, and consider the political repercussions of this undertaking....

The early years of the Huguenot Society of London and its international connections

04 Mar, 2021 by Huguenot Society
Created in the bicentenary year of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes by directors of the French Hospital, the Huguenot Society of London, now of Great Britain and Ireland, would become well known internationally for its publications, its research collections at the Huguenot Library, and its links with similar societies worldwide....

Huguenot Gardens and Gardeners at the French Protestant Hospital

07 Jun, 2020 by Huguenot Society
Occupying several sites over its 300-year history, The French Protestant Hospital has always been set in impressive grounds, designed and tended by Huguenot gardeners and planted with specimens evoking the Huguenot origins of the residents who made it their home ....