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A French eight-*ounce weight, in Paris equal to 4,608 grains (244.753 grams) or one-half livre poids de marc. In other regions it varied from 237.87 to 260.05 grams.


R. E. Zupko, French Weights and Measures Before the Revolution (1978).


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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