Sentence Examples


  • It suffered much during the Wars of Religion, especially in 1568 after its capture by the Protestants under Coligny.
  • Catholics and Protestants were unanimous in praising his fiery eloquence in the Lent sermons which he preached at Montpellier in 1686.
  • Under the persecution, a large number were killed, and between four and five millions of Protestants left the country.
  • Protestants number some 65,000, of whom half are Italian and half foreign.
  • In the 16th century Quercy was a stronghold of the Protestants, and the scene of a savage religious warfare.