Ancien Régime in France
The Ancien Régime ([ɑ̃.sjɛ̃ ʁeʒim], Old or Former Regime) was the monarchic, aristocratic, social and political system established in the Kingdom of France from approximately the 15th century until th...
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Provinces of France
The Kingdom of France was organized into provinces until March 4, 1790, when the establishment of the department (French: département) system superseded provinces. The provinces of France were roughl...
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Généralité
Recettes générales, commonly known as généralités ([ʒeneʁalite]), were the administrative divisions of France under the Ancien Régime and are often considered to prefigure the current préfectures. At ...
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Economic history of France
This is a history of the economy of France. For more information on historical, cultural, demographic and sociological developments in France, see the chronological era articles in the template to th...
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Conseil du Roi
The Conseil du Roi ([kɔ̃sɛj dy ʁwa]) or King's Council is a general term for the administrative and governmental apparatus around the king of France during the Ancien Régime designed to prepare his de...
Causes of the French Revolution
The causes of the French revolution can be attributed to several intertwining factors:All these factors created a revolutionary atmosphere and a tricky situation for Louis XVI. In order to resolve the...
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Order of Saint Michael
The Order of Saint Michael (French: Ordre de Saint-Michel) was a French chivalric order, founded by Louis XI of France on 1 August 1469, in competitive response to the Burgundian Order of the Gold...
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Élisabeth Thérèse de Lorraine
Élisabeth of Lorraine (Élisabeth Thérèse; 5 April 1664 – 7 March 1748) was a French noblewoman and the Princess of Epinoy by marriage. She is often styled as the princesse de Lillebonne. She was...
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Perche
Perche ([pɛʁʃ]) is a former province of western France extending over the départements of Orne, Eure, Eure-et-Loir and Sarthe, which were created from Perche during the French Revolution.
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Emmanuel Théodose de La Tour d'Auvergne (1668–1730)
Emmanuel Théodose de La Tour d'Auvergne (1668 – 17 April 1730) was a French nobleman and ruler of the Sovereign Duchy of Bouillon. He was the son of Godefroy Maurice de La Tour d'Auvergne and hi...
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