The Notables meet in Paris at Richelieu's instigation (35 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Cardinal Richelieu calls an Assembly of Notables to meet at Paris. They recommend the renewal of legislation against treason and to enforce the maintenance of public order, while punishment is to enhanced for seditious libels.

Citation:
Editors. "The Notables meet in Paris at Richelieu's instigation". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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