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Judicial Politics and Urban Revolt in Seventeenth-Century France: The Parlement of Aix, 1629-1659

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by Sharon Kettering
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Judicial Politics and Urban Revolt in Seventeenth-Century France: The Parlement of Aix, 1629-1659 by Sharon Kettering

Most historical scholarship concerned with the Fronde has investigated the Parlement of Paris. By focusing on the different experience of high court judges in Aix-en-Provence, Sharon Kettering illuminates the causes of resistance to royal authority and offers a new understanding of the role of provincial officials in seventeenth-century revolts.

The author shows that political tensions and alignments within the court and provincial capital were as important in causing the revolts at Aix as the judges' relationship with the crown. Describing the liaisons and personalities that gave impetus to resistance, she traces the emergence of an opposition party within the Parlement of Aix after the first revolt in 1630. This party remained sporadically active until its dispersal by the crown in 1659, and it provided the leadership for the serious parlementary Fronde at Aix in January, 1649.

Originally published in 1978.

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Pages: 384
Size: 21.9 MB
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9781400869787 (DRM-PDF)

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