Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
A denomination which appeared in the twelfth century, so called from a singular kind of cap which distinguished their party. They wore upon their caps a leaden image of the Virgin Mary, and declared publicly that their purpose was to level all distinctions, to abrogate magistracy, and to remove all subordination among mankind, and to restore that primitive liberty, that natural equality, which were the inestimable privilege of the first mortals.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Caputiati'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/c/caputiati.html. 1802.