Paris Parlement places the clergy under the jurisdiction of the Crown

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Historical Context Note

Paris Parlement declares the temporal power independent of all other powers and places the clergy under the jurisdiction of the Crown. However, Fleury, Louis XV's chief minister, has the decree annulled.
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Editors. "Paris Parlement places the clergy under the jurisdiction of the Crown". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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