Coligny

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Coligny

(French kɔliɲi) or

Coligni

n
(Biography) Gaspard de (ɡaspar də), Seigneur de Châtillon. 1519–72, French Huguenot leader

Co•li•gny

(kɔ liˈnyi)

n.
Gaspard de, 1519–72, French admiral and Huguenot leader.
References in classic literature ?
To that deep charnel-house, where so many human remains and so many crimes have rotted in company, many great ones of this world, many innocent people, have contributed their bones, from Enguerrand de Marigni, the first victim, and a just man, to Admiral de Coligni, who was its last, and who was also a just man.
An early example is the tragedy Coligni, ou la Saint-Barthelemy; it was published anonymously in 1740, and the same year, a response to the play attributed it to Voltaire.
En aquel profundo osario, donde tanto polvo humano y tantos crimenes se han podrido juntos, muchos grandes de la tierra, muchos inocentes, tambien han ido sucesivamente a llevar alli sus huesos, desde Enguerrand de Marigni, que estreno su obra de Montfaucon, y que era un justo, hasta el almirante Coligni, que fue su huesped y que era tambien un justo.