What does the word Remonstrant mean?

Usage examples for Remonstrant

  1. The defenders of the Remonstrant cause and of the principles of provincial sovereignty were not lacking in the vigour and virulence of their replies; and the Advocate himself felt that the accusations which were made against him demanded a formal and serious rejoinder. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  2. After the Advocate's death, except for the persecution directed against the Remonstrant party, the course of public affairs went on smoothly. – History of Holland by George Edmundson