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Allix, Pierre
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(1641, Alençon – 1717, London). After his studies Allix made his name as a scholar and preacher and in 1671 became minister in the Huguenot community (Huguenots) in Charenton (Paris). After the revocation of the Edict of Nantes he fled to London, where James II granted him the privilege of founding a French community inside the Anglican Church. He later became canon in Salisbury and was granted an honorary doctorate by both Cambridge and Oxford – a testimony to his integration in the church and society of …

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Ohst, Martin, “Allix, Pierre”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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