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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
a communal uprising or revolt, especially the revolt of the peasants of northern France against the nobles in 1357–8; the term is recorded from the early 16th century, and comes from Old ... More
Jacquerie

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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75 words

An uprising in the *Paris basin in the summer of 1358, named after the *peasants or ‘Jacques’ who directed

Jacquerie

Jacquerie   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
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6 words

a peasant rising, see Peasants.

Jacqueries

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
558 words

The term “Jacquerie” evoked “Jacques Bonhomme”, an insulting surname given to rustics, or the “jaque”, the short jacket

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