• Harbor of La Rochelle 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1978)
      Henry IV was assasinated in 1610 by a fanatic monk. While the Edict of Nantes, purportedly still in effect, the powers of state under the control of Cardinal Richelieu put the fortified Huguenot cities under seige with La ...
    • A Huguenot church in La Rochelle 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1978)
      Under the toleration of the Edict of Nantes the Huguenots prospered throughout France.
    • La Rochelle 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1978)
      Perhaps the most important of the four fortified cities. It was beseiged and fell to the royal forces in 1572 with Protestant freedom being severly curtailed.
    • Opening to the inner harbor 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1978)
      While a chain between the towers protected the harbor from enemies in times of peace, its narrow opening under the forces of the crown prevented supplies from reaching the beleaguered Huguenots.
    • The Tower of the lantern 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1978)