Origin of flagellant
Examples from the Web for flagellants
Every country had its wandering hordes of flagellants and penitents, its crusaders and its pilgrims.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds
The flagellants were a phenomenon of seething, popular passion, outside of the church and unapproved by its authority.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
The Flagellants were denounced from the pulpit as an impious sect, condemned by the Holy See.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume II|Henry Charles Lea
In 1349 two hundred Flagellants first entered Strasburg, where they were hospitably lodged by the citizens.
The strangest of the new communities, the Flagellants, made its appearance in England immediately after the pestilence.The History of England|T.F. Tout