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 Henneberg (Countess).Henriette (3 syl.), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hen’ricans or Henricians.
 
A religious sect; so called from Henri’cus, its founder, an Italian monk, who, in the twelfth century, undertook to reform the vices of the clergy. He rejected infant baptism, festivals, and ceremonies. Henricus was imprisoned by Pope Euge’nius III. in 1148.   1
 


 Henneberg (Countess).Henriette (3 syl.), 

 
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