Stories of the Huguenots in France and Italy For Young People (3 titles in 1)

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Sprinkle Publications

Many Christians today do not realize that there was a Reformation movement in France and Italy, as well as England, Germany, and Northern Europe. This volume includes a total of six true stories of the persecuted Huguenots.


I. A Heroine of the Faith

A narrative of the persecutions which Blanche Gamond, aged about Twenty-one years, of St. Paul-Trois-Chateaux, in Dauphiny, endured for the sake of the gospel, having in them surmounted all temptations by the grace and providence of God.


II. The Huguenot Galley-Slaves

The following narrative is extracted from a history of the French Protestants, published in the year 1760.

“Dear Children, here is a little book for your perusal. Should you ever be exposed to persecutions similar to those of these youths in the story, this little book may afford you warning and encouragement.


III. Part Three

Living, as we do, in peace and security, so far removed from times when the fury of religious persecution desolated the land, we can scarcely imagine the distress and alarm of the Protestants. Not only was the exercise of their religion, in public and in private, forbidden, but they were interdicted from following any trade or profession by which might procure the means of living for themselves and their families, and from holding any office whatever, by which they might procure the means of living for their families. 

This section includes accounts from five Huguenots suffering persecution for their faith. 


Table of Contents:

Part 1: A Heroine of the Faith – Blanche Gamond

Preface – Dr. Merle D’Aubigne

Table of Contents:

The Dragonnades

Flight and Arrest

Captivity at Grenoble

The Hospital of Valence

New Trials


Part 2: The Huguenot Galley-Slaves: A Story for the Young – Rev. C. G. Barth


The Flight

The Imprisonment

The Second Imprisonment

The Third Captivity

The Galleys at Dunkirk

The Journey to Marseilles

The Deliverance

Part 3

M. de Chevenix, the persecuted Invalid

M. Fulcrand Rei, the devoted Pastor

Jean Migault, the Reader of Moulle

M. Le Fevre, the Prisoner of the Galleys

M. De Morolles, the Exile arrested in his Flight