Notes for Jean DE RIVASSON
Sr of the Treasurer, lawyer(avocado) in Parliament, emigrates into Holland with his(her) brother François where they make a commitment in the company of 50 cadets under N 503. (" The French Officers in Dutch service after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes during the period 1686 - On 1689 ", by the Chief warrant officer.
("les Officiers français en service hollandais après la révocation de l’Edit de Nantes pendant la période 1686 - 1689" by le Major Boerée, by the Chief warrant officer Boerée in Bulletin de la Commission de l’Histoire des Eglises Wallonnes, IVe série, 1ère
livraison, Leyde 1928, à la Bibliothèque de la Société d’Histoire du Protestantisme.) Source:Odile de RIVASSON-LE COCQ
DENIZATION in England -
To these reasons the Lords appended a statement of services or other merits of the
individual persons. In the present text these statements of services are added in brackets
after the names concerned from Persode p. 281 down to Raffan p. 286.
The general entry for the taking of the oaths is given on p.585 and 602, Vol. XII., of the
Commons' Journals where the names show several variations from the text as below. These
Variants are here inserted in brackets.
JOHN RIVASSEN (RIVASSON), born at Bergerac in France, son of Peter Rivassen by Jane, his
wife. (Name occurs as Ravasson in C.J. XII., 552).
1699 April 3. Naturalization Act (Legge and 104 others).-Certificates that the following persons have received the
Sacrament, according to the usage of the Church of England, viz :-
JOHN DE RIVASSON [Rivassen in Act.] Attested by James Fonsubrane and Rene Granger. Rest as in (2).
[Rivassen, Commission as Ensign in 1693. Com. Book. 3 April.]
Source: Publications of The Huguenot Society of London Volume XVIII, LETTERS OF DENIZATION AND ACTS OF NATURALIZATION FOR ALIENS IN ENGLAND AND IRELAND 1603-1700.
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