Hebertists sentence example
- (on the trial of the Hebertists) Nos.
- Tridon, Les Hebertists, plainte contre une calomnie de l'histoire (Paris, 1864).
- In December 1793 was issued the first number of the Vieux Cordelier, which was at first directed against the Hebertists and approved of by Robespierre, but which soon formulated Danton's idea of a committee of clemency.
- Then Robespierre turned against Desmoulins and took advantage of the popular indignation roused against the Hebertists to send them to death.
- Among its most celebrated victims may be mentioned Marie Antoinette, the Hebertists, the Dantonists and several of the Girondists.Advertisement
- On the 23rd of the same month he obtained a decree closing all the churches of Paris, and placing the priests under strict surveillance; but on the 25th he retraced his steps and obtained from the Commune the free exercise of worship. He wished to save the Hebertists by a new insurrection and struggled against Robespierre; but a revolutionary decree promulgated by the Commune on his demand was overthrown by the Convention.
- Robespierre had him accused with the Hebertists; he was arrested, imprisoned in the Luxembourg, condemned by the Revolutionary tribunal and executed on the 13th of April 1794.
- The failure of this brought about the arrest of the Hebertists, or enrages, as his partisans were called.
- He contributed to the prosecution of the Hebertists, and was responsible for the law of the 22nd Prairial, which in the case of trials before the Revolutionary Tribunal deprived the accused of the aid of counsel or of witnesses or their defence, on the pretext of shortening the proceedings.
- Excluded at the instance of Robespierre from the Jacobin Club, he was soon afterwards implicated in an accusation levelled against the Hebertists.Advertisement
- Robespierre, however, found him an obstacle to his religious schemes, and involved him in the fate of the Hebertists.