139 members of the Paris Parlement are exiled by order of the King (24 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Louis XV orders the exile of 139 members of the Paris Parlement, but they eventually triumph over the Crown, and secure their recall in December.

Citation:
Editors. "139 members of the Paris Parlement are exiled by order of the King". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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