orted from the predecessors of Henry IV.
And yet it was the harbinger of religious peace; so long as the edict of Nantz was honestly respected, the Huguenots of Languedoc were as tranquil as the Lutherans of Alsace.
But their tranquillity invited from their enemies a renewal of attacks; no longer a powerful faction, they were opptts contributed liberally to their support, and provided them with lands.
Others repaired to New York; but the warmer climate was more inviting to the exiles of Languedoc, and South Carolina became the chief resort of the Huguenots.
What though the attempt to emigrate was by the law of France a felony?
In spite of every precautiaith was a crime to be expiated on the wheel, where their children might be torn from them, to be subjected to the nearest Catholic relation, —the fugitives from Languedoc on the Mediterranean, from Rochelle, and Saintange, and Bordeaux, the provinces on the Bay of Biscay, from St. Quentin, Poictiers, and the beautiful valley of To