The Third Estate attacks the Taille and the sale of offices

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Historical Context Note

At a meeting of the French States-General, the Third Estate attacks the Taille and the sale of offices and demands a declaration that no person can depose the King.
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Editors. "The Third Estate attacks the Taille and the sale of offices". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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