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The lit de justice of November 1774

Anne Byrne

in Death and the Crown: Ritual and Politics in France Before the Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526143303
eISBN:
9781526150530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143310.00009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a new insight into the recall of the parlement of Paris, a key moment in the early reign of Louis XVI. Ceremonial considerations played a significant part in the timing and ... More


Confronting the Parlement of Paris, 1718

John J. Hurt

in Louis XIV and the Parlements: The Assertion of Royal Authority

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062353
eISBN:
9781781700372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062353.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter depicts the circumstances under which d'Argenson, the new keeper of the seals and president of the Council of Finances, confronted the parlement and the resulting outcome of this ... More


Punishing the Parlements: Exile, Disgrace, and Judicial Politics

Julian Swann

in Exile, Imprisonment, or Death: The Politics of Disgrace in Bourbon France, 1610-1789

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198788690
eISBN:
9780191830778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788690.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The power to disgrace was not limited to individuals and it formed an essential part of the king’s strategy for managing the great corporations of the realm. The episcopate, cities, and provincial ... More


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