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 1 Pastor, III. ... 3 Zwinglia#39;s friend, 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: The Protestant Reformation, 1517|
|Author||:||Philip Schaff, David Schley Schaff|