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dragonnade ( ˌdræɡəˈneɪd) n 1. (Historical Terms) history the persecution of French Huguenots during the reign of Louis XIV by dragoons quartered in their villages and homes 2. (Military) subjection by military force vb
tr) to subject to persecution by military troops
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dragon dragoon] dragonnade Past participle: dragonnaded Gerund: dragonnading Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
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The cannonade of the Isle of Re presaged to him the
of the Cevennes; the taking of La Rochelle was the preface to the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
was a persecution of Huguenots under which French ruler?
Anne Dunn-Page argues that the Apologiepour les Protestans (1672) was published in English in 1681 so that L'Estrange could invoke the theoretical support of Huguenot clergy as allies of the Church against Nonconformists, while downplaying the reality of Protestant suffering under Louis XlV's