The following books are suggested for learning more about Huguenot history.  Many of these books can be found in your local, genealogical, and state lending libraries, and some are available for purchase through online bookstores such as, Barnes and Noble, or  Genealogical Publishing Company. Others are available on the Internet Archive Website ( and are linked below.

  • Agnew, David C. A. Protestant Exiles from France in the Reign of Louis XIV. London: Reeves & Turner. 3 vols, 1871. Volume 1. Volume 2. Volume 3.
  • Baird, Charles W., D.D. History of the Huguenot Emigration to America. 2 vols. 1885.   Volume 1. Volume 2. Reprint (2 vols. in 1).   Baltimore: Regional Publishing Co., 1966.   Reissued Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1991.
  • Bates, Susan Baldwin, and Harriott Cheves Leland, French Santee. Huguenot Society of South Carolina, 2015.
  • Beagle, Jonathan McClellan, “Remembering Peter Faneuil: Yankees, Huguenots, and Ethnicity in Boston, 1743—1900” New England Quarterly (September 2002)
  • Brock, R. A., Documents Chiefly Unpublished, Relating to the Huguenot Emigration to Virginia and to the Settlement of Manakin-Town, with an Appendix of Genealogies, Presenting Data of the Fontaine, Maury, Dupuy, Trabue, Marye, Chastain, Cocke, and Other Families.   To which is added: “Communication from Governor Francis Nicholson Concerning the Huguenot Settlements with ‘List of Refugees,’ 1700.” 1886. Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1979.
  • Buisseret, David, Henry IV. Boston: George Allen & Unwin, Inc., 1984.
  • Butler, Jon, The Huguenots in America, A Refugee People in New World Society. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1983.
  • Cabell, Priscilla Harriss, Turff & Twigg. Vol. 1, The French Lands. Richmond: Priscilla Harriss Cabell, 1988.
  • Cameron, Euan, The European Reformation. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1991.
  • Coudy, Julian,  The Huguenot Wars: An Eyewitness Account.  Chilton Book Company, 1969.
  • Coudy, Julien, ed., Kernan, Julie, trans., The Huguenot Wars.  Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company, 1969.
  • Currier-Briggs, Noel, and Royston Gambier.  Huguenot Ancestry.  Phillimore, 1985.
  • Davis, Stephen M. The French Huguenots and Wars of Religion: Three Centuries of Resistance for Freedom of Conscience. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2021.
  • Diefendorf, Barbara B. Beneath the Cross: Catholics and Huguenots in Sixteenth-Century Paris. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991.
  • Dodge, Guy Howard.  The Political Theory of the Huguenots of the Dispersion with Special Reference to the Thought and Influence of Pierre Jurieu.  Columbia University Press, 1947.  Reprinted by Octagon Books, 1971.
  • Ducommun, Marie-Jeanna & Quadroni, Dominique. LeRefugee Protestant Dans Le Pays De Vaud: Aspects d’une Migration. L’Association Pour L’Historie Du Refugee Huguenot, 1991.
  • Goodbar, Richard L., ed. Edict of Nantes: Five Essays, and A New Translation.  The National Huguenot Society, 1998. [Sold by the National Huguenot Society.]
  • Fouse, Gary Erlangan: An American’s History of a German Town. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2004.
  • Gannon, Peter Steven, ed., Huguenot Refugees in the Settling of Colonial America. New York: The Huguenot Society of America, 1985.
  • Garrioch, David, The Huguenots of Paris and the Coming of Religious Freedom 1685-1789.Cambridge University Press, 2014.
  • Grant, A. J.  The Huguenots.  London: Thornton Butterworth, 1934.   Reprinted by Archon Books, 1969.
  • Gray, Janet Glenn, The French Huguenot: Anatomy of Courage. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1981.
  • Gwynn, Robin D., Huguenot Heritage, The History and Contributions of the Huguenots in Britain.  2nd Revised Edition with enlarged plate section.  Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2001.   ISBN 1902210344.
  • Hanlon, Gregory, Confession and Community in Seventeenth-Century France: Catholic and Protestant Coexistence in Aquitaine.  University of Pennsylvania Press, 1945.
  • Harvey, Miles, Painter in a Savage Land: The Strange Saga of the First European Artist in North America. New York: Random House, 2008.
  • Hirsh, Arthur Henry, The Huguenots of Colonial South Carolina. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1928.
  • Holt, Mack P., The French Wars of Religion, 1562-1629. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
  • Jennings, Neil, and Margaret Jones, A Biography of Samuel Chappuzeau, a Seventeenth Century French Huguenot Playwright, Scholar, Traveler, and Preacher: An Encyclopedic Life. Edwin Mellen Press, 2012.
  • Kingdon, Robert M., Myths About The St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacres, 1572-1576.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988
  • Knecht, R. J., Renaissance Warrior and Patron, the Reign of Francis I. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
  • Knecht, R. J., The Rise and Fall of Renaissance France. London: Fontana Press (Harper Collins), 1996.
  • Ladurie, Emmanuel LeRoy. The Peasants of Languedoc. Translated from the French by John Day. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1976.
  • Lambert, David, The Protestant International and the Huguenot Migration to Virginia. Peter Lang, Inc., 2009.
  • Lavender, Abraham D., French Huguenots From Mediterranean Catholics to White Anglo-Saxon Protestants. Peter Lang, 1989. (out of print)
  • Leonard, Emile G., Le Protestant Francais. Press Universitaires De France, 1955.
  • Lougee, Carolyn Chappell, Facing the Revocation: Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King’s Will. Oxford University Press, 2017.
  • Mahoney, Irene, Madame Catherine. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., 1975.
  • Major, Ph.D., David C., and John S. Major, Ph.D., A Huguenot on the Hackensack: David Demarest and His Legacy. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2007.
  • Marvick, Elizabeth Wirth, Louis XIII: The Making of a King. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986.
  • Mentzer, Raymond A. Jr., Blood & Belief: Family Survival and Confessional Identity Among the Provincial Huguenot Nobility. Purdue University Press, 1994.
  • Murdoch, Tessa, ed., Beyond the Border: Huguenot Goldsmiths in Northern Europe and North America. London: Sussex Academic Press, 2008.
  • Murdoch, Tessa, and Randolph Vigne, The French Hospital in England: Its Huguenot History and Collections, John Adamson, 2009.
  • Museum of London and the Huguenot Society of London. The Quiet Conquest, The Huguenots, 1685-1985. London: Museum of London, 1985.
  • Prince Michael of Greece. Louis XIV, The Other Side of the Sun. Translated from the French by Alan Sheridan. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 1983.
  • Randall, Catharine, From a Far Country Camisards and Huguenots in the Atlantic World. University of Georgia Press, 2009.
  • Roche, O. I. A., The Days of the Upright: A History of the Huguenots.  New York: 1965.
  • Rothrock, George A., The Huguenots: A Biography of a Minority. Chicago: Nelson Hall, 1979.
  • Scouloudi, Irene, Huguenots in Britain and their French Background 1550-1800. Contributions to the Historical Conference of the Huguenot Society of London September 1985.  MacMillian Press, 1987 (also, Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble, 1987).
  • Smith, Greg, The Puritans of France—Huguenot Memory and Identity in 19th Century America. National Huguenot Society (master’s thesis, 2012; pub. 2017)
  • Sowa, Helen Chastain,  Louise Moillon: Seventeenth Century Still-Life Artist, An Illustrated Biography.  Chicago: Chateau Publishing, Inc., 1998. [Sold by the National Huguenot Society.]
  • Stanwood, Owen, The Global Refuge: Huguenots in the Age of Empire. Oxford University Press, 2020.
  • Stephan, Raoul. L’Epopee Huguenote. Paris: La Colombe, 1945.
  • Sunshine, Glenn S., Reforming French Protestantism: The Development of Huguenot Ecclesiastical Institutions, 1557-1572. Kirksville, MO: Truman State University Press, 2003.
  • Thompson, Bard, Humanists and Reformers, A History of the Renaissance and Reformation.  Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1996.
  • Treasure, Geoffrey, The Huguenots. Yale University Press, 2013.
  • Utt, Walter C.  Home to Our Valleys! The True Story of the Incredible Glorious Return of the Waldenses to Their Native Land.  Pacific Press Publishing Association, 1977.
  • Van Ruymbeke, Bertrand, From New Babylon to Eden: The Huguenots and their Migration to Colonial South Carolina. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2006.
  • Van Ruymbeke, Bertrand, and Randy J. Sparks, eds., Memory and Identity: The Huguenots in France and the Atlantic Diaspora. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2003.
  • Weiss, M. Charles,  History of the French Protestant Refugees from the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes to Our Own Days.  Translated by Henry William Herbert. New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1854. 2 volumes. Volume 1. Volume 2.
  • Whitehead, A. W., Gaspard de Coligny, Admiral of France.  London: Methuen & Co., 1904.
  • Wolfe, Michael, ed., Changing Identities in Early Modern France. Durham, NC, and London: Duke University Press, 1997.
  • Working, Randal Carter, The Visual Theology of the Huguenots: Towards an Architectural Iconology of Early Modern French Protestantism, 1535 to 1623. Lutterworth Press, 2016.
  • Zoff, Otto. The Huguenots: Fighters for God and Human Freedom.  New York: 1942.


The following are substantial articles found in The Cross of Languedoc

“Benjamin Latrobe and the Marquis de Lafayette Visit Mount Vernon” (Spring 2011)
“French Influence” (Spring 2004)
“Huguenot Events in France” (Fall 2022)
“Irish Artist Tommy Barr Creates Work of Art Out of the Edict of Nantes” (Spring 2011)
“Jean Rousseau, Genevan Watchmaker of Huguenot Descent, and Ancestor of the Famous French Philosopher, Jean Jacques Rousseau” (January 2009)
“L’eglise Francaise du Saint Esprit” (Fall 2008)
“Mary Cassatt, artist” (Spring 2004)
“Nazi German Soldier’s Huguenot Ancestry Saved Bordeaux” (Fall 2010)
“New Paltz Hasbrouck House Rededication” (Spring 2013)
“President George Washington Honored His Huguenot Heritage by Marrying a Woman of Huguenot Descent” (Fall 2019)
“Quadricentennial Ceremony” (Spring 2004)
“Quadricentennial Ceremony” (Spring 2005)
“Some Differences Between Protestant and Catholic Beliefs” (Spring 2018)
“Some Differences Between Protestant and Catholic Beliefs: Extreme Unction” (Spring 2018)
“The Huguenots of Spitalfields” (Fall 2015)
“The Mice of Autun” (Fall 2020)
Adams, Peter Morgan, “Captain Abraham Markoe” (Spring 2022)
Adams, Peter Morgan, “Captain Abraham Markoe” (Spring 2023)
Adams, Peter Morgan, “Captain Abraham Markoe and General George Washington: Two Huguenot Descendants Contributing to the Founding of America” (Fall 2022)
Adams, Peter Morgan, “French Alliance Day Celebration in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania” (Fall 2021)
Adams, Peter Morgan, “Henry Laurens – Huguenot Descendant Who Influence the Favorable Outcome of the American Revolution” (Fall 2009)
Adams, Peter Morgan, “Huguenot and Huguenot Descendants of Distinction” (Fall 2010)
Adams, Peter Morgan, “The Importance of Huguenot Flags and Their History” (Fall 2020)
Beck, Mary Margaret, “Pierre Chastain” (Spring 2019)
Brennan, Nancy Wright, “Highlights and Disappointments: of My Trip to England and France” (Spring 2008)
Brennan, Nancy Wright, “Huguenots and their Descendants in the Revolutionary War (Revised December 2017)” (Spring 2018)
Brennan, Nancy Wright, “Huguenots and their descendants in the Revolutionary War (Revised) Revised 30 April 2020” (Fall 2020)
Brennan, Nancy Wright, “Huguenots and Their Descendants in the Revolutionary War As Revised 30 April 2018” (Fall 2018)
Brennan, Nancy Wright, “Huguenots and Their Descendants in the Revolutionary War Revised 13 June 2019” (Spring 2020)
Brennan, Nancy Wright, “Huguenots and Their Descendants in the Revolutionary War Revised 16 November 2018” (Spring 2019)
Brennan, Nancy Wright, “Huguenots and Their Descendants in the Revolutionary War” (Fall 2017)
Bry, PhD., John de, “On the Origin of the Word ‘Huguenot'” (Spring 2019)
Burk, Trace Donald, “Matthew Fontaine Maury: Pathfinder of the Seas” (Fall 2016)
Caley, George, “The Allees of Bombay Hook” (Spring 2003)
Chew, Carol and Dan, “Finding Huguenot Sites in Florida” (January 2007)
Cook, Seth, “Essay on Jefferson Davis” (Spring 2015)
Cowan, Jack, “‘Paris is Well Worth a Mass’: Patriot or Traitor? First Huguenot King of France (King Henry IV)” (Spring 2022)
Cowan, Jack, “The Influence of Huguenots on American Democracy” (Spring 2019)
Cowan, Jack, “Who Was Jean Calvin?”
Cowan, Jack, “Who Were the Huguenots” (Fall 2019)
Crommelin, Miff, “Potential New Crommelin Family Member from Canada Announces New Resources” (Fall 2017)
Crossan, Christine B., “Cape Town, South Africa Huguenot Monument” (Spring 2018)
Crossan, Jr., David Adair, “Huguenot Immigration to America” (Fall 2022)
Crossan, William, “The Perseverance of the Huguenots” (Spring 2023)
Crossan, William, “Swamp Fox” (Fall 2022)
Cushing, Muriel Curtis “Delano Kindred Dedicates Marker in Duxbury, Massachuetts” (Fall 2007)
De Boer, Louis Piers, “Charles Washington Baird” (Spring 2005)
de Bry, John, “Historical Archaeology” (Fall 2018)
Du Priest, Travis, “Huguenot Grave of National Importance Dedicated” (Spring 2008)
DuBois, Frances Maitland, “The Just Shall Live by Faith” (Fall 2014)
Freeman, Lydia, “The Sixth Stained Glass Window in the Washington Memorial Chapel at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania ‘The Window of Settlement’–‘The Lafayette Window'” (Spring 2016)
Gagne, Jacques, “Genealogical News from Jacques Gagne in Canada” (Fall 2017)
Harrower, Anita, “Huguenot-Colonial Woman” (Spring 2004)
Hartman, Carol King, “Tercentennial Huguenot Half-Dollar” (Spring 2012)
Hood, John J., “Seventeen Century Mannheim: A Visionary City and Its Visionary Churches” (Fall 2018)
Hood, John J., “The German Huguenot Center in Bad Karlshafen, Germany” (Fall 2016)
Hood, John J., “The Refugee Church of Frankenthal, Germany” (Spring 2017)
Irvine, Rev. Peter B., “The Genevan Psalter: Hymn Book of the Huguenots” (Spring 2016)
Jones, Joseph R., “Huguenots: The Musical” (Fall 2015)
Kallal, Jeannine Sheldon, “The Medicis and the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre” (Spring 2020)
Kidd, Tim “The Huguenots of Spitalfields” (Fall 2022)
Le Mot, Mme., “Bon Mots: Exploring the Language of Our Heritage: Dragoons” (Spring 2011)
Le Mot, Mme., “Bon Mots: Exploring the Language of our Heritage: Walloons” (Fall 2011)
Lewis, Dr. Arnold R., “Huguenots in Ireland” (Spring 2003)
Lewis, Dr. Arnold R., “Huguenots in Nova Scotia” (Spring 2002)
Lewis, TH.D., Arnold Raymond, “Canterbury” (Fall 2002)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “A Huguenot Descendant Wrote the Lyrics for The Battle Hymn of the Republic” (Spring 2013)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Augustus D. Julliard, Founder of the Julliard School” (Fall 2013)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Benjamin Latrobe, America’s First Professional Architect” (Spring 2011)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Commemorating the Huguenot Influence on America Via Jacksonville, Florida” (Fall 2012)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Could This Sunken Marble Monument, from a Just-discovered Florida Shipwreck, belonging to Huguenot Captain Jean Ribault’s Lost Ship from 1565?”
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “David Bouquet” (January 2009)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Famous Impressionist Artist Frédéric Bazille, A Huguenot Descendant” (Spring 2018)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Florida is for Huguenots!” (Spring 2019)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “General Lafayette and the Huguenots” (Fall 2016)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Henry Laurens, Revolutionary War statesman” (Fall 2009)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Huguenots in the Revolutionary War” (Fall 2017)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Huguenots, the Plague and ‘Vials of Wrath'” (Fall 2020)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “James Merritt Ives of Currier & Ives, a Huguenot Descendant” (Spring 2021)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Joel Poinsett: Namesake of the Poinsettia” (Fall 2007)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Louis Prang, Huguenot Descendant and Renowned Creator of the Christmas Card, Easter Card, and Cards for all Occasions” (Spring 2022)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Notre Dame Fire Potentially Damages Huguenot Artists’ Work” (Fall 2019)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Paul Revere: A Patriot, Silversmith and Industrialist of Huguenot Descent” (Spring 2008)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Peter Carl Faberge” (January 2007)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Stained Glass Window at Chateau de Noizay” (Fall 2008)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “The 1697 Enfranchisement of the Huguenots in South Carolina Depicted in The ‘Settlement’ Huguenot Window at the Valley Forge Washington Memorial Chapter” (Spring 2016)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “The American Military Forces Connection between the Huguenots and the Washington Chapel at Valley Forge Continues: General of the Armies John Joseph Pershing” (Fall 2021)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “The Dilemma of King Louis XIV and His Second Wife, Madame de Maintenon, Who Was of Huguenot Descent” (Fall 2010)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “The 450th Anniversary of the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre” (Fall 2022)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Renowned Poet of Huguenot Descent”Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “The Hermès Family: French Protestant Role Models” (Spring 2017)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “The Huguenot Colony of Oxford, Massachusetts” (Spring 2014)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “The Huguenot Connection to Liberty Island and the Statue of Liberty” (Fall 2011)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “The Parallels between Agrippa D’Aubigné’s and Madame de Maintenon’s Lives” (Fall 2010)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “The Tiffanys and a French Protestant Jewelry Designer Create World-Famous Brand and Fine Products” (Spring 2015)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Théodore-Agrippa D’Aubigné: A Huguenot Of Distinction And Grandfather To Madame De Mainteon, Louis XIV’s Second Wife” (Fall 2010)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Tulips” (Spring 2010)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “What Would Calvin Have Thought about the Tulip as a Symbol?” (Spring 2010)
Lorenz, Janice Murphy, “Work of Huguenot Descendants Who Were Famous English Silversmiths on Exhibit at The National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington DC” (Spring 2012)
Margerison, Kenneth, “The Restoration of the Rights of Huguenots in Eighteenth Century France” (Spring 2012)
McAuliffe, Sylvia F., “Follow-up on the Relocation of the Ernest d’Erlach Huguenot Marker and Reorganization of the Ernest d’Erlach Chapter in Florida” (Spring 2003)
McAuliffe, Sylvia F., “The First Christian Marriage in North America” (Spring 2004)
McCall, Guyton B., “Journey from France to Carolina” (Fall 2006)
O’Brien, J. D,, James Dewey, “The Role of Languedoc in Huguenot History” (Fall 2002)
O’Brien, Neoma O’Kelley, “Cover Story: John Everett Millais” (Fall 2005)
O’Brien, Neoma O’Kelley, “Huguenots in Ireland” (Fall 2007)
O’Brien, Neoma O’Kelley, “The French Church, Portarlington, Ireland” (Spring 2002)
O’Brien, Neoma O’Kelley, “The Huguenot Collection: Huguenot Heritage Preserved in a Major Genealogical Library in Washington, D.C.” (Fall 2018)
O’Brien, Neoma O’Kelley, “The Port City of La Rochelle” (Spring 2006)
O’Brien, Susanne, “How the Huguenots Won World War II” (Spring 2019)
Péron, René, “A Québec Ghetto!” (Spring 2015)
Péron, René, “Huguenot Heritage” (Spring 2016)
Rabun, Jr., John Parham, “College Founder Has Huguenot Ancestor ”
Randolph, Charlen A., “The Founder of the Red Cross: a Descendants of the Huguenots” (Spring 2006)
Randolph, Charles A., “The Evolution of Swiss Watch Making and the Huguenot Impact” (Fall 2009)
Randolph, Donald A., “Some Remarks on Edited Huguenot Correspondence” (Fall 2007)
Randolph, Donald A., “Two Huguenot stories, two David Gillys” (Spring 2005)
Shepherd, James A., “The Last French Protestant Church in England” (Spring 2019)
Sloan, Susan, “Huguenots in Colonial America: A Legacy of Freedom” (Spring 2018)
Trussell, John, “Huguenot, Georgia” (Spring 2021)
Wilkerson, Ann, “Mereau” (Spring 2022)