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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Avengers

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Or Vendicatori, a secret society formed about '186 in Sicily to avenge popular wrongs. The society was finally suppressed by King William II., the Norman, who hanged the grand master and branded the members with hot irons.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Avengers'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/a/avengers.html. 1910.

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