Huguenot

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Huguenot

1. a French Calvinist, esp of the 16th or 17th centuries
2. designating the French Protestant Church
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The Hugenots brought wine-making expertise in 1687 and the Cape, which is as far south of the equator as Bordeaux is north of it, has also been wine growing area ever since.
Rambaut was a descendent of Hugenots who had fled persecution and settled in Dublin, Ireland.
Over the centuries this country has given refuge to more than 50,0 French Hugenots, to countless thousands of Russian Jews, to German Jews fleeiing from Hitler and to more than 100,0 Poles.