dragonnade definition

  • noun:
    • an insurance policy by Louis XIV to intimidate Huguenots to reconvert to Roman Catholicism
    • The serious persecution of French Protestants under Louis XIV., by an armed force, generally of dragoons; thus, an instant and damaging incursion; dragoonade.
    • See dragonade.

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