Gueux

Gueux (gö) [Fr.,=beggars], 16th-century Dutch revolutionary party. In 1566 more than 2,000 Dutch and Flemish nobles and burghers (both Protestants and Roman Catholics) signed a document—the so-called Compromise of Breda—by which they bound themselves in solemn oath to resist the cur...
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Gueux

Gueux was a name given in derision to the allied nobles and other malcontents in the Netherlands, who resisted the despotism of Philip II, in 1566-1567. The Count of Barlaimont having termed the malcontents Gueux, they adopted the name, and a suitable badge called the 'beggar's denier.' They were totally dispersed in 1567.
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