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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Seven of the 24 founding members of the august Bank of England were Hugenots.
Is it not rather ironic that UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who is so antiimmigration, is himself descended from Hugenots, French protestant refugees who fled to Britain to escape religious persecution?
I have a student who has worked on "Nobles Seigneur" from Les Hugenots, and could bring down the house with it, but it seems to require more work and time than I suppose she is willing to give.