Press Law censoring French press is suspended (36 words)

Historical Context Note

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Charles X, younger brother to his predecessor Louis XVIII, succeeds as King of France. He suspends a press law imposing strict censorship, which had originally been passed in March 1820, but otherwise his policy is generally illiberal.

Editors. "Press Law censoring French press is suspended". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 28 October 2016.]