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The Protestant International and the Huguenot Migration to Virginia

The Protestant International and the Huguenot Migration to Virginia (Hardback)

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In 1700, King William III assigned Charles de Sailly to accompany Huguenot refugees to Manakin Town on the Virginia frontier. The existing explanation for why this migration was necessary is overly simplistic and seriously conflated. Based largely on English-language sources with an English Atlantic focus, it contends that King William III, grateful to the French Protestant refugees who helped him invade England during the Glorious Revolution (1688) and win victory in Ireland (1691), rewarded these refugees by granting them 10,000 acres in Virginia on which to settle. Using French-language sources and a wider, more European focus than existing interpretations, this book offers an alternative explanation. It delineates a Huguenot refugee resettlement network within a "Protestant International", highlighting the patronage of both King William himself and his valued Huguenot associate, Henri de Ruvigny (Lord Galway). By 1700, King William was politically battered by the interwoven pressures of an English reaction against his high-profile foreign favorites (Galway among them) and the Irish land grants he had awarded to close colleagues (to Galway and others). This book asserts that King William and Lord Galway sponsored the Manakin Town migration to provide an alternate location for Huguenot military refugees in the worst-case scenario that they might lose their Irish refuge.

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly modern history: c 1450-1500 to c 1700History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & Beliefs Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc Publication Date: 28/12/2009 ISBN-13: 9781433107597  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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The Author: David E. Lambert currently teaches U.S. history at Azusa Pacific University in southern California. His education includes a B.A. in international affairs from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; an M.A. in political science from the University of Pittsburgh; an M.B.A. in finance from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business; and a Ph.D. in U.S. history from the Claremont Graduate University.

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