Press Law censoring French press is suspended

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Historical Context Note


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.
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Citation:
Editors. "Press Law censoring French press is suspended". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17855, accessed 01 September 2015.]