Jean VilleIe secures royal ordinance to censor French press

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Historical Context Note

On the urging of his chief minister Jean VilleIe, Charles X of France issues a royal ordinance to enforce censorship of the press, after attempts to do with the consent of Parliament have failed.
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Editors. "Jean VilleIe secures royal ordinance to censor French press". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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