A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations/Caputiati

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CAPUTIATI, a sect in the twelfth century; so called from wearing a singular kind of cap with a leaden image of the Virgin Mary. They declared publicly, that their purpose was to level all distinctions among mankind, and to restore their natural equality.[1]

Original footnotes[edit]

  1. Mosheim, vol. ii. p. 456, 457