The Assembly of Notables met at the request of Louis XVI to consider the dire financial and political situation. They agreed to most of Calonne's proposals but demanded he show them a statement of state expenses to prove the deficit did not result from royal extravagance. Calonne was dismissed by Louis in April and when the Assembly demanded that a permanent commission be appointed to oversee royal expenditure, Louis dismissed the Assembly.
We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.
Editors. "French Assembly of Notables convened". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 12 December 2007
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4223, accessed 26 June 2017.]