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28) It is likely that William brought the Dutch political context and a specifically seditious meaning for the pike and liberty cap to England when he landed at Torbay.
What is clearly a liberty tree topped with a liberty cap stands in the American corner.
The liberty cap on a pole, the broken shackles of the Bastille, the balance, the Masonic eye, all ominously encircle the monarch.
In a study devoted to the French liberty cap, Jennifer Harris has noted that to date precisely the emergence of the bonnet rouge would be a difficult task.
82) Given this flurry of activity associated with the bonnet rouge, it seems likely that the origins of a specifically Parisian habitus for the liberty cap lie in these months.
110) With caution, we might suggest that in the absence of a tree, a king's body, itself an emblem of power, could serve just as well as a hanging-post for the liberty cap.

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