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  • n. Plural form of Feuillant.


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  • The Feuillants were the constitutionalists, inclined, while in general consistently championing the settlement of 1791, to strengthen the royal power, -- they were the conservatives of the Assembly.

    A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1.

  • V called the Feuillants to Rome, where he gave them the church of S. Pudentiana, and the same year, Henry III, King of France, constructed for them the monastery of St. Bernard, in the Rue Saint-Honoré,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • [2] The Monks of St. Bernard were known as Feuillants, from Feuillans, a village in Languedoc where their principal convent was situated.

    The Life of Marie Antoinette

  • -- And yet, with the exception of an iron-railing pushed in by the crowd and an irruption on to the terrace of the "Feuillants," no act of violence was committed.

    The French Revolution - Volume 2

  • Feuillans or Notre-Dame des Feuillans (Lat. folium, leaf), and the religious were soon called Feuillants (Lat.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Ahead of them stood the former convent of the Feuillants, which had become the headquarters of a political club suppressed, in its turn, during the Terror.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Although he trained at the renowned Carr é des Feuillants in Paris, Mr. Dubou é also spent time at Daniel Boulud 's Caf é Boulud in New York.

    Better, Cheaper French Cuisine

  • This Marquis de La Fayette, a member of the -- no, a founder of the Club of the Feuillants, which was almost the same as saying he was a declared traitor to King Charles.

    He Don't Know Him

  • His democratic politics and ideology of moral virtue were forged as a leading member of the club, especially after the royal family's flight to Varennes in June 1791 and subsequent schism with the Feuillants, who advocated a constitutional monarchy.


  • By the end of that year, Barère had joined the Jacobin club, siding with the constitutional monarchist Feuillants in their split from the club.



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