Jacquerie

French peasant uprising of 1358, caused by the ravages of the English army and French nobility during the Hundred Years' War, which reduced the rural population to destitution. The word derives from...
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Jacquerie

Jacque`rie' noun [ French] The name given to a revolt of French peasants against the nobles in 1358, the leader assuming the contemptuous title, Jacques Bonhomme , given by the nobles to the peasantry. Hence, any revolt of peasants.
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Jacquerie

• (n.) The name given to a revolt of French peasants against the nobles in 1358, the leader assuming the contemptuous title, Jacques Bonhomme, given by the nobles to the peasantry. Hence, any revolt of peasants.
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Jacquerie

insurrection of peasants against the nobility in northeastern France in 1358—so named from the nobles` habit of referring contemptuously to any ... [6 related articles]
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Jacquerie

Jacquerie (zhäk"urē') [Fr.,=collection of Jacques, which is, like Jacques Bonhomme, a nickname for the French peasant], 1358, revolt of the French peasantry. The uprising was in part a reaction to widespread poverty during the Hundred Years War. Peasants revolted against the &eacu...
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Jacquerie

Jacquerie was the name given to the rising of the French peasantry against their lords in the middle of the 14th century after the Battle of Poitiers. The peasants rioted, particularly in the north-east of France. They were at length quelled by Captal de Buch and Gaston Phebus, count of Foix. The term Jacquerie is derived from Jacques Bonhomme, a f...
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Jacquerie

French peasant uprising of 1358, caused by the ravages of the English army and French nobility during the Hundred Years' War, which reduced the rural population to destitution. The word derives from the nickname for French peasants, Jacques Bonhomme
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Jacquerie

The Jacquerie was a popular revolt in late-medieval Europe by peasants that took place in northern France in the summer of 1358 during the Hundred Years` War. The revolt, which was suppressed after a few weeks of violence, centered in the valley of the Oise north of Paris. This rebellion became known as `the Jacquerie` because the nobles deride......
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