Editors. "Chauvelin, the French Foreign Secretary, is suddenly dismissed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17401, accessed 21 April 2014.]
After disputes with Fleury over diplomatic relations with Spain, French foreign secretary Chauvelin is suddenly disgraced and dismissed from his post.