In general, those who support the system of government in which several states form a unity but remain independent in internal affairs. Specific to the French Revolution, they were a group of people who objected to the centralisation of the French Revolution after 1793.
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Elizabeth I could cost her hosts so much on her visits that some tried to shut up their houses and stay away to prevent it. This did no good for the earl of Lincoln: Elizabeth broke into his Chelsea residence, had a feast, and then charged the bill to Lincoln.