[Solo] Henry the Fourth King of France and Navarre by Abbott - icequeen

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barbara2
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Post by barbara2 » June 13th, 2019, 10:23 pm

pnagami wrote:
June 12th, 2019, 7:38 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 10 is up:

19:40

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/henrythefourth_10_abbott_128kb.mp3

My best,

Pam
PL OK!

Pam, do you know when your Huguenot ancestors left for Switzerland? Was it after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes? Or have I misremembered.

Best,

Barara

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Post by pnagami » June 14th, 2019, 4:34 am

It is true the a branch of my Swiss family left France for Switzerland, but I’m not sure when. I will ask my cousin Michel.

Thanks for remembering and for the PL!

Pam
"Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm."

Robert Louis Stevenson

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Post by pnagami » June 14th, 2019, 1:56 pm

Hi Barbara,

My cousin says my family resisted prosecution because they lived in remote villages in the Cevennes, but came to Switzerland after Louis XIV revoked the Edict of Nantes.

My best,

Pam
"Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm."

Robert Louis Stevenson

barbara2
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Post by barbara2 » June 14th, 2019, 5:17 pm

pnagami wrote:
June 14th, 2019, 1:56 pm
Hi Barbara,

My cousin says my family resisted prosecution because they lived in remote villages in the Cevennes, but came to Switzerland after Louis XIV revoked the Edict of Nantes.

My best,

Pam
Mme de La Tour du Pin went that way when she was a girl and fell in love with mountains as a result - I remember looking up the Cevennes at the time. Googled just now - "the borders were closed [after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes] in response to the exodus of protestants from the area and the resulting economic losses."

So interesting that you have that toehold in history.

Best,

Barbara

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Post by pnagami » June 14th, 2019, 5:30 pm

Yes, it is.

Thanks for getting me to look into it!

Pam
"Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm."

Robert Louis Stevenson

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Post by pnagami » June 15th, 2019, 8:31 am

Hi Barbara,

Section 11 is up:

08:48

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/henrythefourth_11_abbott_128kb.mp3

My best,

Pam
"Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm."

Robert Louis Stevenson

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