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dc.contributor.author Schulze, W.G.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-12-23T13:04:02Z
dc.date.available 2010-12-23T13:04:02Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Schulze, W.C. 2008', Melius de Villiers : a biographical sketch', Fundamina, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 10-79. en
dc.identifier.issn 977-102154500-9
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/3912
dc.description.abstract The cradle of the extended De Villiers family in South Africa was an estate near La Rochelle, France. The revocation of the Edict of Nantes in October 1685 meant that freedom of religion came under siege in France.1 Among the many French Huguenots who felt compelled to flee from their beloved France in order to secure their right to worship their God as they chose, were three De Villiers brothers. They first went to Holland (the then Dutch Republic), before they came to the Cape in 1689. The De Villiers family in South Africa descended from these three brothers. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University of South Africa, Pretoria en
dc.subject Melius de Villiers en
dc.subject Bibliography
dc.title Melius de Villiers : a biographical sketch en
dc.type Article en


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