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Coligny, Gaspard II de

(ca. 1519–72). Fr. admiral; saved Paris by holding Saint-Quentin 17 days against forces of Philip II of Sp.; captured; converted to Protestantism while imprisoned; released 1559; leader of Huguenots with Louis I de Bourbon, Prince de Condé Tried to est. Huguenot colonies in Rio de Janeiro, in Florida, and at what is now Port Royal, SC; first victim in Bartholomew's* Day Massacre.

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