Le Maçon, Robert [Robert La Fontaine] (1534/5–1611), Reformed minister and diplomat, was born at Illiers, near Chartres, in the Orléanais, France; his parents' names are unknown. In 1557 he was one of the founding ministers of the important Reformed church in Orléans, which became the capital of the Huguenot movement during the first war of religion in ...
Charles G. D. Littleton
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Massue de Ruvigny, Henri de, earl of Galway, and marquess of Ruvigny in the French nobility (1648–1720), Huguenot leader, army officer, and diplomat, was born in Paris, probably in the Faubourg St Germain, on 9 April 1648, the eldest son of five surviving children of ...