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royal provincial intendants

Vivian R. Gruder

royal provincial intendants

a governing elite in eighteenth-century France.

by Vivian R. Gruder

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Published by Cornell UP .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination293p.
Number of Pages293
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Open LibraryOL13687782M

The royal provincial intendants were authorized to preside over the local bodies whenever they wished, and it was up to them to ensure that qualified persons were chosen to attend the council in Paris. The Crown did not impose its own choices on the localities, but it did reserve the right to reject a candidate if it found him unacceptable.   During his year reign, Louis XIV never once called a meeting of the Estates General (French parliament) The King expanded the bureaucracy and appointed provincial intendants, royal officials who were tasked with: 1. Collecting taxes 2. Recruiting .

Book Description: This is the first scholarly study of the political and economic relationship between Louis XIV and the parlements of France, the Parlement of Paris and all the provincial tribunals. The author explains how the king managed to impose strict political discipline for . system of provincial intendants on which royal power rested. His collections of art were among the most splendid in Europe, and his private library far exceeded anything owned by the king himself or anyone else in France. Nicolas Fouquet fully expected to become Louis XIV's .

Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte, Comte de Survilliers, born Giuseppe di Buonaparte (Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe di ˌbwɔnaˈparte], Spanish: José Napoleón Bonaparte; 7 January – 28 July ), was a French lawyer and diplomat, the older brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, who made him King of Naples and Sicily (–, as Giuseppe I), and later King of Spain (–, as José I).Father: Carlo Buonaparte.   11 Relatively short shift is given to the intendants of Louis XIV in Mettam, R. C., Power and faction in Louis XIV's France (Oxford, ), –Something of the flavour of this account is provided by the opening remark to this section of the book at p. ‘There are a number of reasons why the intendants could not have been the cornerstones of “absolutism” that some old-fashioned Cited by:


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Gruder. OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: 1 map ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: royal absolutism and its agents --Students and lawyers: the legal education and apprenticeship of intendants --Magistrates in the courts: the judicial experience of intendants and the crown's policy of recruitment --From sovereign court to royal council: admission as maître des requêtes --Maîtres des.

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"Intendants" were: a. Judges sent by the French crown to assure that provincial courts were operating in the best interest of the peasants.

Representatives of the French crown who kept an eye on provincial office holders. Members of the French nobility who attended the King and his Queen at Court. Vivian R. Gruder has written: 'The royal provincial intendants' -- subject(s): History, Politics and government, Intendants, Local government Asked in History of the United States, American.

Mettam, R. ‘ Power, station and precedence: rivalries among the provincial elites of Louis XIV's France ’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society 38 (), 43–62 Minard, P., La fortune du colbertisme.

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Using the drop down arrow, select whether to have the search engine match ALL words you. Drawn from a new elite, quite separate from the provincial nobility, the intendants enabled the state to enforce its new laws (MooteHurt ).

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58 The war treasury, directed by the trésorier-général Cited by:   The intendants had wide powers in the drawing by lot of the militia and in the royal corvées for the making and repair of the high roads, and were largely concerned with the administration of the taille, in which they effected useful reforms.

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