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Sicilian Vespers

The traditional name given to the insurrection which broke out at Palermo on Easter Tuesday, March 31, 1282, against the domination of Charles of Anjou.   From Volume XV of the Original Catholic Encyclopedia.

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Sicilian Vespers: The traditional name given to the insurrection which broke out at Palermo on Easter Tuesday, March 31, 1282, against the domination of Charles of Anjou; From the Original Catholic Encyclopedia
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