Cavalier arrived, attended by three hundred foot and sixty Camisard dragoons.
(p. 148) But the Camisard chief was well advised of their movements.
He organized the Camisard forces and maintained the most severe discipline.
His object in doing this was to deceive the Camisard leader, and to draw him into a trap.
He had secured for the Camisard the passport and clothes of a priest who had but just died at Granville.
The Camisard civil war which happened there, was not without its influence.
Then he took six of his best men, with their own Camisard uniforms on, and bound them with ropes, to represent prisoners.
At the same time he authorized the formation of a Camisard regiment for service in Spain under his command.
With nothing of the Camisard about him, he invincibly recalls one of those sunny, self-possessed sons of Provence.
The Camisard chief mixed with the men, talking with them freely about the Barbets and their doings.