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Headword Date Article Type
Boswell, James 1740 - 1795 P
Condorcet, Marie-Jean 1743 - 1794 P
David, Jacques-Louis 1748 - 1825 P
de Robespierre, Maximilien 1758 - 1794 P
Montesquieu, Charles-Louis de Secondat 1689 - 1755 P
Walpole, Horace 1717 - 1797 P
'Chambers of Reunion' meet at Metz, Breisach, Besançon and Tournai 1679 T Note
139 members of the Paris Parlement are exiled by order of the King 1732 T Note
Anglo-French discussions about the boundary between Canada and Nova Scotia 1750 T Note
Anne of Austria, the Queen Mother, gains supreme power in France 1643 T Note
Anti-British Chauvelin becomes French Foreign Secretary 1727 T Note
British replace French; reforming navy in Naples 1779 T Note
Cardinal Fleury becomes Chief Minister in France 1726 T Note
Cardinal Mazarin and the Duke of Orleans are reconciled 1656 T Note
Cardinal Mazarin is forced to flee from Paris 1651 T Note
Cardinal Richelieu concentrates power in his own hands 1626 T Note
Catholic League declares Navarre incapable of inheriting the throne 1585 T Note
Catholic League orders Henry III to purge Huguenot sympathisers 1588 T Note
Charles d' Albret takes charge of the government of France 1617 T Note
Charles II escapes to France 1651 T Note

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