The Huguenots, their settlements, churches, & industries in England and Ireland

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Page 79 - were very skilful " ; and her Majesty more particularly enjoined that the trades the foreign artizans were to carry on were " the makinge of says, bays, and other cloth, which hath not been used to be made in this our realme of Englonde." Other landings of Flemings took place about the same time, at Harwich, at Yarmouth, at Dover, and other towns on the south-east coast. Some settled at the places where they had landed, and began to pursue their several branches of industry ; whilst others proceeded...
Page 66 - France, and other countries, who either lost or left behind them all that they had— goods, lands, and houses — not for adultery, or theft, or treason, but for the profession of the Gospel. It pleased God here to cast them on land ; the Queen, of her gracious pity hath granted them harbour.
Page 61 - I know not what has happened to me these two or three days past ; but I feel my mind and body as much at enmity with each other, as if I was seized with a fever ; sleeping or waking, the murdered Huguenots seem ever present to my eyes, with ghastly faces, and weltering in blood. I wish the innocent and helpless had been spared...
Page 66 - They are our brethren -} they live not idly. If they take houses of us, they pay rent for them ; they hold not our grounds but by making due recompense. They beg not in our streets, nor crave anything at our hands, but to breathe our air, and to see our sun. They labour truly, they live sparefully ; they are good examples of virtue, travail, faith, and patience. The towns in which they abide are happy, for God doth follow them with his blessings.
Page 218 - Galway, newly come out of Ireland, where he had behaved himself so honestly and to the exceeding satisfaction of the people ; but he was removed thence for being a Frenchman, though they had not a more worthy, valiant, discreet, and trusty person on whom they could have relied for conduct and fitness. He was one who had deeply suffered, as well as the Marquis his father, for being Protestants.
Page 297 - Protestants to drive a trade of linen-manufacture, — they bringing with them a stock of money and materials for their subsistence until flax can be sown and produced on the lands adjacent ; and that the freedom of the city be given them gratis.
Page 131 - I am sorry to say it, that too many of your majesty's subjects are already among your neighbours, in the condition of footmen and valets for their daily bread ; many of your artisans too are fled from the severity of your collectors, they are at this time improving the manufactures of your enemies.
Page 209 - Schomberg said, identifying himself goodhumouredly with the people of the country which had adopted him, " we English have stomach enough for fighting. It is a pity that we are not as fond of some other parts of a soldier's business.
Page 119 - The utmost concession, however, that the king would grant was, that those who were born aliens might still enjoy the use of their own church service ; but that all their children born in England should regularly attend the parish churches. Even this small concession was limited only to the congregation at Canterbury, and measures were taken to enforce conformity in the other dioceses.
Page 78 - five or six hundred men waited on the mayor and aldermen of London complaining of the late influx of strangers, and that by reason of the great dearth they cannot live for these strangers, whom they were determined to kill up through the realm if they found no remedy...

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