Priest Swearing Allegiance to the French State

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Luis Fernández García
published on 29 July 2022

A detail of a plate commemorating the 1790 Civil Constitution of the Clergy showing a priest swearing allegiance to the French state. The text translates as "I swear to maintain with all my power the Constitution". (Musée Carnavalet, Paris)

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García, L. F. (2022, July 29). Priest Swearing Allegiance to the French State. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16216/priest-swearing-allegiance-to-the-french-state/

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García, Luis Fernández. "Priest Swearing Allegiance to the French State." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jul 2022. Web. 30 Sep 2022.

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