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 Cardinals.Car’duel 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cardinal’s Red Hat.
 
Some assert that Innocent IV. made the cardinals wear a red hat “in token of their being ready to lay down their life for the gospel.”   1
 


 Cardinals.Car’duel 

 
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