Cordeliers

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Cordeliers

(ˌkɔːdɪˈlɪəz)
n
(Historical Terms) the Cordeliers a political club founded in 1790 and meeting at an old Cordelier convent in Paris
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In effect, therefore, Hebert and his allies in the Cordeliers Club set out to challenge the political primacy of the great Committees.
Many of his political allies, like Desmoulins and Robespierre, recoiled from the emotional declamatory style of l'Ami du Peuple, with its frank appeal to popular violence, but Marat's journalism, facilitated by the protection of the Cordeliers Club, made him a significant figure in national politics.