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Cavalier, Jean (1681–1740), army officer and leader of the Camisard rising in France  

Francis Espinasse

revised by Randolph Vigne

Cavalier, Jean (1681–1740), army officer and leader of the Camisard rising in France, was born on 28 November 1681 at Mas Roux, Ribaute, near Anduze, Languedoc, subsequently in the département of Gard, the son of Antoine Cavalier, a small farmer, and his wife, ...

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Vicars, Hedley Shafto Johnstone (1826–1855), army officer and evangelical  

G. C. Boase

revised by H. C. G. Matthew

Vicars, Hedley Shafto Johnstone (1826–1855), army officer and evangelical, was born on 7 December 1826, in Mauritius, where his father was then stationed, the son of Richard Vicars (1794–1839), a captain in the Royal Engineers, and his wife, Marianne (or Mary Ann...