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Gaspard De Coligny

Arthur W. Whitehead

Gaspard De Coligny

Admiral of France

by Arthur W. Whitehead

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English

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    FormatHardcover
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    Open LibraryOL10178508M
    ISBN 100404198783
    ISBN 109780404198787
    OCLC/WorldCa234288195

    The persecution of the Huguenots was stopped until the massacre of Huguenots at Vassay the next year. Coligny was one of the many victims of this massacre, which triggered the Fourth War of Religion When peace was concluded, Catherine took advantage of the marriage of Navarre with the sister of Charles IX, the king, to order the massacre of St. Although in Coligny had favoured a plan for sending Huguenots to Brazil to establish a colony in safety, he did not officially announce his support for the Reformation until Bartholomew's Day massacre. There were many Hugenots in the city for the wedding of the Protestant Henry, King of Navarre, and Marguerite de Valois, the King's sister, and the Catholics feared retaliation for the attempt on Coligny's life.

    He was not one of the best generals; he simply did not like war. As able a statesman as he was a soldier, he succeeded in outwitting the Guises and securing for the Huguenots freedom of worship. But this image shows the inscription on the base of the Monument de l'Amiral Gaspard de Coligny, and this is engraved with the testament of Coligny, which even though it was restored in is still hard to read, and hence, so far we have been unable to translate this properly into English. Learn More in these related Britannica articles:. And standing an impressive 10 metres in height, this monument was designed by the architect Louis Henri georges Scellier de Gisors who was born in and worked as an inspector and draftsman in the office of Charles Garnier, before becoming inspector general of civil buildings, constructing the Orangerie for the Musee du Luxembourg along with designing several other monuments in Paris.

    Every monarchy in Europe currently has Coligny's blood embodied on its throne. Louise became an essential political link between the French Court and the Dutch Republic. It never became clear who, if anyone, had hired or encouraged Maurevert to carry out the attempt but historians generally centre on three possibilities: the Guise family, Catherine de Medicior the duke of Alba on behalf of Philip II of Spain. In an outburst of rage, Charles ordered the deaths of the Huguenot leaders, including Coligny, and the massacre of St. The First War of Religion broke out in


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Gaspard De Coligny book

After her husband was murdered, she raised both her son and his six daughters from his third marriage to Charlotte of Bourbon. Gaspard de Coligny secretly focused on protecting his co-religionists, by attempting to establish colonies abroad in which Huguenots could find a refuge.

In Boulogne fell to the English. Bartholomew's Day". At the start of he was the main French negotiator of the Truce of Vaucelles February-November Coligny knew the risks of professing his faith, as he saw the dangers the Huguenots faced.

Marrying Jacqueline de Montbel, Countess d'Entremont, and returning to Gaspard De Coligny book inhe grew rapidly in favour with Charles IXbecoming a close mentor to the weak, easily-manipulated King. She then married William the Silent on 24 April But Gaspard de Coligny was a Huguenot, and he became a Protestant leader fighting in the civil wars, and demanding religious tolerance, however, returning to the royal court he grew in favour with King Charles IX, but this alarmed Chatherine de Medici, the Queen Mother, and he was murdered in what would become known as the Saint Bartholemew's Day Massacre.

The Coligny brothers were the most zealous and consistent aristocratic supporters of Protestantism in sixteenth-century France. The king's regard for the admiral and the increasingly bold demands of the Huguenots alarmed Catherine de' Medicithe Queen Mother.

She was with him when he was shot. Bartholomew's Day massacre The wedding of the Protestant Henry, King of Navarreand Marguerite de Valoisthe King's sister, brought a great number of Huguenot notables to Paris, and political and religious tensions were running extremely high.

Quentin, with a handful of men, for 11 days against the Spanish army, and, though all hope of defending the town was gone, he refused to surrender and was captured, fighting desperately at the head of a few soldiers.

Charles promised to track down the culprits. However, the bullets only tore a finger from his right hand and shattered his left elbow.

Victorious at the Battle of La Roche-l'Abeillebut defeated in the Battle of Moncontour on 3 October, he entered into the negotiations for what became the Peace of Saint-Germain Books with Louise de Coligny. She had four brothers and a half-sister. Charles visited him, promising a full investigation.

With Coligny dead, the Catholics then proceeded to carry out the St. When the civil wars began inColigny hesitantly joined the fight. After this victory Coligny was able to return to court, where he became a favourite of Charles IX. Louise, her four stepdaughters, and her young son lived in Vlissingen.Feb 12,  · Gaspard II de Coligny, seigneur de Châtillon, admiral of France and leader of the Huguenots during the early years of the Wars of Religion (–98).

Coligny was the son of Gaspard I de Coligny, the marshal of Châtillon, and Louise de Montmorency, sister of Anne de Montmorency, constable of France. (–72). In the midst of the political intrigue that marked the religious wars in France during the last half of the 16th century, the figure of Gaspard de Coligny, admiral of France, stands out.

While so many of the leaders of both warring parties—Catholics and Huguenots alike—were using the bitter spirit of religious controversy for their personal advantage, Admiral Coligny, the head. Gaspard de Coligny: Admiral of France Arthur Whiston Whitehead Full view - Gaspard de Coligny, Admiral of France A LITTLE BOOK OF SCOTTISH VERSE.

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With an Introduction and Notes. Second Edition.1/5(1). Admiral Gaspard de Coligny: An Exemplar of Nobility. God expects believers to live nobly in view of our high calling in Christ—a point explored in last week’s essay, “What It Means to Be Noble.” Yet where do we find good examples of this in history?

Dec 16,  · Biography. Gaspard de Coligny, comte de Coligny, was born on 16 February at Châtillon-sur-Loing (the town has been renamed to Châtillon-Coligny in ).

Gaspard II. de Coligny

He was the son of Gaspard de Coligny, Marshal of France, and his wife Louise de Montmorency. Gaspard de Coligny () was a French aristocrat and admiral, and a Huguenot leader in the country's wars of religion.