Parlement of Paris deprived of rights

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Historical Context Note

Louis deprives the Parlement of Paris of its right to issue remonstrances and edicts. This desperate attempt to silence one of the few bodies that had the legal right to question royal edicts, turned the noblesse de robe against him at a time when he needed all the support he could find.

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Editors. "Parlement of Paris deprived of rights". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 12 December 2007
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4227, accessed 30 July 2014.]


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