Crest of the Huguenots--my mom's side of the family were Huguenots

Crest of the Huguenots--my mom's side of the family were Huguenots

Of Huguenot Descent  William Frederick Cody (1846 1917), the boy who would become Buffalo Bill, was born in a log cabin near LeClaire, Iowa Territory, on February 26, 1846. His father, Isaac, worked variously as a trader, a surveyor,

Of Huguenot Descent William Frederick Cody (1846 1917), the boy who would become Buffalo Bill, was born in a log cabin near LeClaire, Iowa Territory, on February 26, 1846. His father, Isaac, worked variously as a trader, a surveyor,

HENRY IV OF NAVARRE: He was the first French monarch of the House of Bourbon. As a Huguenot, Henry was involved in the French Wars of Religion, barely escaping assassination in the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre, and later led Protestant forces against the royal army. Considered as a usurper by Catholics and as a traitor by Protestants, Henry was hardly accepted by the population and escaped at least 12 assassination attempts.

HENRY IV OF NAVARRE: He was the first French monarch of the House of Bourbon. As a Huguenot, Henry was involved in the French Wars of Religion, barely escaping assassination in the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre, and later led Protestant forces against the royal army. Considered as a usurper by Catholics and as a traitor by Protestants, Henry was hardly accepted by the population and escaped at least 12 assassination attempts.

Sir Winston Churchill had Huguenot ancestry see link for more famous Huguenots or their descendants http://www.nndb.com/lists/975/000164483/

Sir Winston Churchill had Huguenot ancestry see link for more famous Huguenots or their descendants http://www.nndb.com/lists/975/000164483/

Huguenot Descendant Short List: Johnny Depp, Robert Duvall, Warren Buffet,Steve Forbes, Charlize Theron, Kenneth Branagh, Marlin Brando, Winston Churchill, Lawrence Olivier, Tyrone Power, Megan Fox, Tom Brokaw, John Rockefeller, George Patton, George Will, Henry David Thoreau, Charles Tiffany, A.I. Dupont, Charles Lindbergh, Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Jay, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Mark Roget Francis Marion, Davy Crockett John Sevier, Peter James Bayard  Joan Fountaine…

Huguenot Descendant Short List: Johnny Depp, Robert Duvall, Warren Buffet,Steve Forbes, Charlize Theron, Kenneth Branagh, Marlin Brando, Winston Churchill, Lawrence Olivier, Tyrone Power, Megan Fox, Tom Brokaw, John Rockefeller, George Patton, George Will, Henry David Thoreau, Charles Tiffany, A.I. Dupont, Charles Lindbergh, Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Jay, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Mark Roget Francis Marion, Davy Crockett John Sevier, Peter James Bayard Joan Fountaine…


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De Havilland  Canada Das 8  (1882–1965). British airplane designer and manufacturer Geoffrey De Havilland was born in Buckinghamshire on July 27, 1882  he was a descendant of French Protestant Huguenot refugees who had escaped to Guernsey  In 1920 he formed and became technical director of De Havilland Aircraft Company, Ltd.  Thousands of  planes were made in Downsview Toronto

De Havilland Canada Das 8 (1882–1965). British airplane designer and manufacturer Geoffrey De Havilland was born in Buckinghamshire on July 27, 1882 he was a descendant of French Protestant Huguenot refugees who had escaped to Guernsey In 1920 he formed and became technical director of De Havilland Aircraft Company, Ltd. Thousands of planes were made in Downsview Toronto

Agombar’s Shoe Shop | Shoe repairs, cobbler, key cutting, and shoe shop | Wood Street E17

Agombar’s Shoe Shop | Shoe repairs, cobbler, key cutting, and shoe shop | Wood Street E17

William Asprey was the descendant of French Huguenots who fled to England to escape religious persecution. The family traditionally specialized in leatherworking, watchmaking, and metalsmithing.  Another Branch of the Asprey Family were silversmiths in Sheffield - See more at: http://www.macklowegallery.com/education.asp/art+nouveau/Artist+Biographies/antiques/Jewelry+Artists/education/Asprey/id/134#sthash.HCNY8I8g.dpuf    Asprey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Asprey was the descendant of French Huguenots who fled to England to escape religious persecution. The family traditionally specialized in leatherworking, watchmaking, and metalsmithing. Another Branch of the Asprey Family were silversmiths in Sheffield - See more at: http://www.macklowegallery.com/education.asp/art+nouveau/Artist+Biographies/antiques/Jewelry+Artists/education/Asprey/id/134#sthash.HCNY8I8g.dpuf Asprey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Samuel Courtauld Textile Industrialist.  A descendant of the  Courtauld family from the south of  France. French English Huguenot Goldsmiths Who fled France due to Religious Persecution

Samuel Courtauld Textile Industrialist. A descendant of the Courtauld family from the south of France. French English Huguenot Goldsmiths Who fled France due to Religious Persecution

England's first silk-weaving operations were established in the middle of the fifteenth century, and a small industry in ribbons, fringes, and other decorative items was moderately successful. However, it wasn't for another century that the industry would truly be born.

England's first silk-weaving operations were established in the middle of the fifteenth century, and a small industry in ribbons, fringes, and other decorative items was moderately successful. However, it wasn't for another century that the industry would truly be born.

Huguenots in Spitalfields  Throughout the seventeenth century foreign weavers continued to come to London, and were resented by native weavers. Fears were expressed about the immigrants’ credentials and the standard of their work. But there was a sense of obligation to help refugees. After Louis XIV of France revoked the Edict of Nantes in 1685, thousands of French Protestants (Huguenots) came to England. Many of them were skilled craftsmen: clock‑makers, jewellers, shipwrights, glassworkers…

Huguenots in Spitalfields Throughout the seventeenth century foreign weavers continued to come to London, and were resented by native weavers. Fears were expressed about the immigrants’ credentials and the standard of their work. But there was a sense of obligation to help refugees. After Louis XIV of France revoked the Edict of Nantes in 1685, thousands of French Protestants (Huguenots) came to England. Many of them were skilled craftsmen: clock‑makers, jewellers, shipwrights, glassworkers…

This Spindle is the Sign of a Silk Weaver on a Huguenot House in Spitlefields London

This Spindle is the Sign of a Silk Weaver on a Huguenot House in Spitlefields London

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