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(French kɔliɲi) or


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


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Gaspard de, 1519–72, French admiral and Huguenot leader.
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She had formerly been suspected of an intimacy of too tender a nature with Coligny, who, for her sake, had been killed in a duel, in the Place Royale, by the Duc de Guise.
Regarded as one of Hilton Head Island's most sought-after locations, South Forest Beach occupies a one mile beachfront stretch between the thriving Coligny District and Sea Pines Plantation.
Instead, a large-scale bloodbath ensued when French Catholics brutally murdered Gaspard de Coligny, leader of the Protestant Huguenots.
The French witnessed an abundance of political killings, including the slaying of Francis, Duke of Guise in 1563 by a Huguenot, the Guise-backed slaughter of Admiral Coligny in 1572, the fatal stabbing of King Henri III by a Dominican friar in 1589, and the killing of Henri IV in 1610, after several earlier attempts on his life.
The hotel is currently the MET Hotel on Hilton Head Island at 36 South Forest Drive at Coligny Beach.
It is a letter written in 1561 to Gaspard de Coligny, the French admiral (and also a Protestant).
The topics include child-loss and funeral monuments in early modern England, Huguenot children and child-reading in the letters of Louise de Coligny, gender and household instruction in Shakespeare's The Tempest, codpieces and masculinity in 16th-century Europe, and allegories of childhood in Cervantes.
On the Protestant side were Henri Bourbon, King of Navarre and next in line to the throne after the male members of the royal family, Gaspar Coligny the Admiral of France, and the Prince of Conde.
In general, Carroll concludes that they did not, but he allows that Henri, duke of Guise, may or may not have had "ultimate responsibility" (212) for ordering the assassination of Protestant leader Coligny.
McClymont drew support for his view from the revealing comment by Guillaume Le Testu, one of the cartographers of the Dieppe school, concerning the maps of the antarctic regions in the atlas he dedicated in 1556 to Admiral Gaspard de Coligny, the patron of France's Brazilian colony, La France Antarctique: "But these twelve maps are only meant to warn those who may voyage on these coasts to take care when they think they are approaching them.
Indeed, Goulart argues and presents evidence of the intentions of Catherine de Medici, Charles IX, and their councilors to subvert the peace that ended the third civil war and to exterminate the Protestants as heretics, beginning with Admiral Coligny.