Cadoudal, Georges (17691804)

Cadoudal, Georges, a brave man, chief of the Chouans (q.v.), born in Brittany, the son of a farmer; tried hard and took up arms to restore the Bourbons in the teeth of the Republic, but was defeated; refused to serve under Bonaparte, who would fain have enlisted him, having seen in him “a mind cast in the true mould”; came over from London, whither he had retired, on a secret mission from Charles X.; was suspected of evil designs against the person of Bonaparte; arrested, and, after a short trial, condemned and executed, having confessed his intention to overthrow the Republic and establish Louis XVIII. on the throne (17691804).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Ca`cus
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Cademosto
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Cad`mus
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Caduceus
Cædmon
Caen
Caer`leon
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Cæsar
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Cæsarea
Cagliari
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