Jean VilleIe secures royal ordinance to censor French press (34 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Jean VilleIe secures royal ordinance to censor French press". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17894, accessed 06 December 2016.]