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Huguenot

(U-gue-no). First applied to the Reformed Church party in the Amboise Plot (1560). From the German cidgenosscn (confederates)

Huguenot Pope (La pape des Huguenots).
Philippe de Mornay, the great supporter of the French Protestants. (1549-1623.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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