The descendants of these Swiss mercenaries defended Louis XVI., and their heroism is commemorated by Thorwaldsena#39;s lion, cut into the rock at Lucerne. Swiss guards, dressed in yellow suits, to this day patrol the approaches and halls of the Vatican.2 The French king, Louis XII. ... Thomas Platter (1499-1582), in speaking in his Autobiography of his travels in Germany as a boy to get knowledge andanbsp;...
|Title||:||History of the Christian Church|
|Author||:||Philip Schaff, David Schley Schaff|