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The battle of BritishnessMigrant journeys, 1685 to the present$
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Tony Kushner

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780719066405

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719066405.001.0001

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Huguenot journeys: constructing the réfugiés

Huguenot journeys: constructing the réfugiés

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The battle of Britishness

Tony Kushner

Manchester University Press

This chapter explores the migrant journeys of Huguenot refugees escaping French persecution in the last quarter of the seventeenth century. It discusses published memoirs and escape accounts of Huguenot refugees who suffered religious persecution in France. One example is Reverend Jacques Fontaine's autobiography, A Tale of the Huguenots, which details the intense persecution in 1685 and his journey of escape following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.

Keywords:   migrant journeys, Huguenot, refugees, French persecution, Jacques Fontaine, A Tale of the Huguenots, Edict of Nantes

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