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Published by J. Andrews in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • France -- History -- Reign of Terror, 1793-1794 -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe reign of terror.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.G66 Le, PR4725.G5 Le
The Physical Object
Pagination406 p.
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6457984M
LC Control Number43026802
OCLC/WorldCa3221517

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  A scrutiny of Diderot’s mémoire/lettre novel La Religieuse proposes that, on the basis of moral cupidity, or self-gain, Madame Simonin sends her daughter Suzanne two veiled lettres de cachet that demand her confinement to a : Jennifer Vanderheyden.   Synopsis This volume explores the influence of the lettre de cachet on both Diderot’s personal life and his works, beginning with an examination of Diderot’s experience as recipient of two such arrest warrants, followed by an analysis of his references to these warrants in three of his fictional works, Le Père de famille, Jacques le fataliste and Est-il bon?Author: Jennifer Vanderheyden. Get this from a library! The lettre de cachet a tale. The reign of terror; a tale.. [Gore, Mrs.]. Abstract. Le Désordre des familles: Lettres de cachet des Archives de la Bastille au XVIIIe siècle is a volume edited by Ariette Farge and Michel Foucault, published in October by Gallimard. The book collects together ‘poison-pen letters’ from eighteen-century France, written to state institutions by ordinary men and women who wanted their ‘deviant’ or disgraced family members.

Œuvres de Mirabeau: Des lettres de cachet et des prisons d'État French Revolution, critical and historical literature Volume 7 of Œuvres de Mirabeau, Honoré-Gabriel de Riqueti comte de Mirabeau Volume 7 of Œuvres de Mirabeau: précédés d'une notice . Lettre de cachet, (French: “letter of the sign [or signet]”), a letter signed by the king and countersigned by a secretary of state and used primarily to authorize someone’s was an important instrument of administration under the ancien régime in France. Lettres de cachet were abused to such an extent during the 17th and 18th centuries that numerous complaints on the. Definitie. Lettres de cachet zijn brieven die met het koninklijk zegel verzegeld werden omdat ze alleen bestemd waren gelezen te worden door de ontvanger. Daardoor zijn ze verschillend van de patentbrieven die openbaar waren en aan ieder tegenstelbaar (naar het latijn 'patere', open zijn). Het gebruikte koninklijk zegel is het "geheimzegel" of "cachet", met het koninklijk wapen, maar kleiner.   Excerpt from Mémoire sur la Lettre de Cachet, dans le Languedoc, Sous Louis XV Et Louis XVI: D'Après les Archives Nationales de Paris Et les Archives Départementales de l'Hérault à Montpellier La lettre de cachet fournit un texte favori aux écrivains qui aiment les abus, mais qui n'aiment pas la France d'il y a cent ans comme si la patrie Author: Ph. Van der Haeghen.

"Par lettre de cachet, le Roi convoquait des États provinciaux, prononçait la clôture de leur session [ ] il pouvait évoquer un procès devant une juridiction différente, ou même le casser purement et simplement. Toute mesure locale ou individuelle, sans être forcément pénale, pouvait donner lieu à un ordre du Roi en forme de lettre de cachet. Early 18th century; earliest use found in William Darrell (–), Jesuit. From French lettre de cachet from lettre + de + cachet. LETTRE DE CACHET. LETTRE DE CACHET. The term "lettre de cachet" refers to arrest warrants that were signed by the king and delivered at the request of royal officials or family letters, whose wax seal or cachet had to be broken in order to be read, allowed individuals to be incarcerated indefinitely and without legal recourse. Many translated example sentences containing "lettres de cachet" – English-French dictionary and search engine for English translations. Look up in Linguee; Suggest as a translation of "lettres de cachet" by prep (painting by, book by).