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The Groom's Story (2)

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9780199560424
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191741814 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0006
The Groom's Story (2)

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Roland benefitted from the patronage of the Trudaines and Turgot, favouring deregulation in industry and free internal trade. After adventures in Languedoc where inspectors are unwelcome, he is posted to Amiens, where he attempts progressive reform. The chapter also describes his first conflict with Holker, and his unusual European travels, undertaken on a shoestring.

Keywords: Trudaines; Turgot; deregulation; free internal trade; Languedoc; Amiens; Holker

Chapter.  4776 words. 

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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