- From the Jacquerie uprising of French peasants in 1358, from Jacques (a derogatory nickname for peasants) + -erie. (Wiktionary)
“-- Fifteen gentlemen, assembled together at the house of M. d'Escayrac, in Castel, appeal to all good citizens to march to the assistance of the proprietors who may be attacked in this jacquerie, which is spreading everywhere;  but there are too few proprietors in the country, and none of the towns have too many of them for their own protection.”
“Where Allende favored an uprising that would observe the rules of civilized warfare and respect the lands and property of rich creoles, Hidalgo, whether he wanted to or not, found himself leading a violent and disorganized movement that resembled the 14th century peasant rebellions of the jacquerie in France and Wat Tyler in England.”
“Hidalgo's peasant army, in the tradition of the jacquerie of 14th century France, settled scores against the ruling elite with vengeful brutality.”
“As for the ID-card plan, my strong advice to the incoming Prime Minister is to can it before he faces a jacquerie of protesters objecting to the cost to the taxpayer and themselves.”
“Pat Buchanan's jacquerie had horridly lit up the regular Republican estate with burning barns; even so, its manor house stands singed, damaged but not yet sacked and ruined.”
“The main arguments against reform are founded on prophetic fears, and if one is impressed by the threats of a _jacquerie_ on the part of the”
“The _jacquerie_ only reached Kerry the other day, and already the county is revolutionised.”
“But no sooner had I set foot in Ennis than I found that the _jacquerie_ which broke out in Mayo and Galway had reached county Clare, and that at least one gentleman living close to the principal town is at war with his tenants and the country side.”
“But the crusade degenerated into a _jacquerie_ which ravaged the whole kingdom, and much discredited Bakócz.”
“A hideous _jacquerie_ followed for three or four days; during which cartloads of dead were carried into”
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