Foreigners especially were put to death, probably by Londoners themselves or by the rural insurgents at their instigation.
If so, why at the instigation of the Continent order 100,000 breechloaders?
At Mammy Susan's instigation the twins were already installed in my room.
Another was published in 1783 at Benjamin Franklin's own instigation.
One day, while in camp, at the instigation of an older man, I remarked that we were to have a change for supper.
We turned mutineers at your instigation, and what have we made of it?
When he had submitted, he also, on the instigation of the Brahmans, attempted to liberate himself by arms.
But he in his turn perished at the instigation of a Habsburger.
He entered on this work at the instigation of Cardinal Farnese, as well as of Monsig.
Wherefore I think thou sufferest these things by her instigation.
early 15c., from Middle French instigation and directly from Latin instigationem (nominative instigatio), noun of action from past participle stem of instigare "urge on, incite," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + *stigare, a root meaning "to prick," from PIE root *steig- "to prick, stick, pierce" (see stick (v.)).