A Lit de Justice at the Parlement of Paris, 1715

Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Louis-Michel Dumesnil
published on 28 March 2022

A lit de justice on 12 September 1715 in the presence of King Louis XV of France, against the Parlement of Paris. Power struggles between royal and parlement authority would continue up until the French Revolution abolished both monarchy and parlements. Painted by Louis-Michel Dumesnil between 1715-1720.

Palace of Versailles.

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Dumesnil, L. (2022, March 28). A Lit de Justice at the Parlement of Paris, 1715. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15499/a-lit-de-justice-at-the-parlement-of-paris-1715/

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