ALBIGEN`SES

   a religious sect, odious, as heretical, to the Church, which sprung up about Albi, in the S. of France, in the 12th century, against which Pope Innocent III. proclaimed a crusade, which was carried on by Simon de Montfort in the 13th century, and by the Inquisition afterwards, to their utter annihilation.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Albigensian — adjective of or relating to Albigenses or Albigensianism • Pertains to noun: ↑Albigensianism, ↑Albigenses • Derivationally related forms: ↑Albigenses * * * adjective or noun see albigenses * * * Albigensian /al bi jenˈsi ən/ adjectiv …   Useful english dictionary

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