Sunday, 13 July 2008

The Huguenot Soldiers of William of Orange and the "Glorious Revolution"

The Lions of Judah. A book by Matthew Glozier. In 1688 almost 20 percent of William's invading army were French protestant refugees - fleeing from the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. This valuable book follows the story of French soldiers fighting for England as well as Holland - covers the Anglo-Dutch brigade and much more in this long need study of a vital part of Anglo-French military history.
Preview here
By the same author as editor is War, Religion and Service: Huguenot Soldiering, 1685-1713 which features essays on Huguenots in Brandenburg-Prussia, Russia, Duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg, Louis de Duras (Feversham) and much more.

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