Nantes was one of the few cities where the Saint Bartholomew massacre did not happen.
Harouys, of Spanish origin, was a trader at the harbour and was not interested in making those he traded with disappear…
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St. Bartholomew's Day (24th August 1572)Charles IX had tried to reconcile the two religious parties, but when this failed, he was driven by the Guise family to authorize the Catholics to assassinate the Protestant leaders; the situation...
Walk in the Nantes protestantA protestant tour in the city of Nantes: discover 11 emblematic places of the presence of Protestants in the city of Nantes.