Dissolution of French National Guard by Charles X

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Historical Context Note

Charles X issues a royal decree dissolving the French National Guard after it expresses hostility to his reactionary government. This decision provokes anger among the middle classes who form the core of this body.
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Editors. "Dissolution of French National Guard by Charles X". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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