Virginia and the Cavaliers Question(s)

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    I just got my subscription and I’m loving it so far. I think the best part is that I have easy access to ask questions; money well spent.

    My questions so far regarding something brought up in the “Virginia and the Cavaliers” lecture. Who exactly are the “Cavaliers?” If I understand it correctly, it’s religious, yes? Is it similar to Mt. Calvary?

    I am a immigrant to Georgia from the North, and have fell in love with the South, southern history and culture. This paticular lecture struck a cord. Do the rest focus on southern history as well?

    Thanks Mr. McClanahan!





    Sorry for the delay in my response.

    The term cavalier is derived from the French word chevalier and simply means “horseman.” The royalists in England adopted the name to differentiate their cause from the parliamentarians and the name stuck during the English Civil War of the 1640s. It has nothing to do with religion.

    Hope that helps.


    Ah I see. I went back and watched the lecture again. They are from the southern part of England. Thanks so much!

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