Sentence Examples


  • After the revocation of the edict of Nantes the settlement of some French refugees further stimulated this industry.
  • Proposing to seek his fortune abroad, he went on foot to Nantes, but was there prostrated by an illness so severe that all thoughts of emigration were perforce abandoned.
  • The edict of Nantes had been repealed two years before; but the Calvinists were still very numerous at Nimes.
  • The history of the Church from the passing of the edict of Nantes till its revocation in 1685 cannot be given here.
  • To the maritime ports mentIoned above must be added the river pcsrts of Bayonne (on the Adour), Bordeaux (on the Garonne), Nantes (on the Loire), Rouen (on the Seine).