Tagged : Jean Despagne

Huguenots and the Church of England: a theological and cultural encounter

28 Nov, 2023 by Huguenot Society
In her latest blog for the Society, Hon. Editor Dr Vivienne Larminie examines the plurality of Protestant belief and variety of practice in early modern England, and unravels the threads that ultimately bound many Huguenots of the Refuge to the Church of England....

Strangers in the House: immigrant business in Parliament in the mid-17th century

17 Oct, 2020 by Huguenot Society
Following a previous blog on a mid-seventeenth century Southwark MP of immigrant stock, we look at how Protestant 'strangers' were viewed in Parliament during that period. While some incomers could be perceived as a threat to vested interests or to the peace of the realm, others might be welcomed and given assistance. The parliamentary Journals yield a variety of interesting insights....