Ribault establishes a Huguenot colony in Florida

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

A Huguenot colony is established at Charlesfort, in present-day South Carolina, under the leadership of Jean Ribault, a French officer under Admiral Coligny.
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Editors. "Ribault establishes a Huguenot colony in Florida". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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