The Great Elector offers refuge to French Huguenots (24 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Frederick William, the Great Elector of Brandenburg, opens his dominions as a refuge for French Huguenots fleeing persecution at the hands of Louis XIV.

Citation:
Editors. "The Great Elector offers refuge to French Huguenots". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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