Coligny


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Coligny

, Coligni
Gaspard de , Seigneur de Châtillon. 1519--72, French Huguenot leader
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This enthusiasm and dedication of the local community drew the attention of business enterprises outside Coligny. NWK, Promac and PowerRock have all invested in the Coligny project and provided the necessary products and services to help get the town back on its feet.
Instead, a large-scale bloodbath ensued when French Catholics brutally murdered Gaspard de Coligny, leader of the Protestant Huguenots.
In the context of post-Tridentine France, Jane Couchman's chapter, 'Models for Women in the Letters of Huguenot Noblewomen 1560-1620,' which focuses on the letters of Eleonore de Roye, Catherine de Bourbon, Charlotte de Bourbon, and Louise de Coligny, reveals the degree to which an adherence to Calvinist models of women's behavior allowed for a careful navigation between obedience and agency both within these writers' families and the larger political arena.
"Un reve saintongeais decu: Les armements de Brouage (Ete 1572)." Coligny, les protestants et la mer.
The French witnessed an abundance of political killings, including the slaying of Francis, Duke of Guise in 1563 by a Huguenot, the Guise-backed slaughter of Admiral Coligny in 1572, the fatal stabbing of King Henri III by a Dominican friar in 1589, and the killing of Henri IV in 1610, after several earlier attempts on his life.
For example, there is reference in one of Calvin's letters to an event known as the "Amboise affair." It is a letter written in 1561 to Gaspard de Coligny, the French admiral (and also a Protestant).
Jane Couchman examines Louise de Coligny's letters to observe the relationships she had with children she looked after.
The topics include child-loss and funeral monuments in early modern England, Huguenot children and child-reading in the letters of Louise de Coligny, gender and household instruction in Shakespeare's The Tempest, codpieces and masculinity in 16th-century Europe, and allegories of childhood in Cervantes.