Jean Denis, Comte Lanjuinais

Jean Denis, Comte Lanjuinais

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean Denis, comte Lanjuinais was a French politician, lawyer, jurist, journalist, and historian. Born in Rennes, Lanjuinais, after a brilliant college career, which made him doctor of laws and a qualified barrister at nineteen, was appointed counsel to the Breton Estates and, in 1775, professor of ecclesiastical law in Rennes. At this period he wrote two important works which, owing to the distracted state of public affairs, remained unpublished, Institutiones juris ecciesiastici and Praelectiones juris ecclesiastici. He had begun his career at the bar by pleading against the droit du colombier, and when he was sent by his fellow-citizens to the Estates-General of 1789 he demanded the abolition of nobility and the substitution of the Royal title king of the French and the Navarrese for king of France and Navarre, and helped to establish the Civil Constitution of the Clergy
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134921246
  • 9786134921244