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 Camil’lus,Cam’isarde 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Camisard.
 
In French history, the Camisards are the Protestant insurgents of the Cevennes, who resisted the violence of the dragonnades, after the revocation of the edict of Nantes. Their leader was Cavalier, afterwards Governor of Jersey.   1
 


 Camil’lus,Cam’isarde 

 
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