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A Papal Envoy During the Reign of Terror; Being the Memoirs of Mgr. de Salamon the Internuncio at Paris During the Revolution, 1790-1801 (Paperback) Loot Price: R262 Discovery Miles 2 620
A Papal Envoy During the Reign of Terror; Being the Memoirs of Mgr. de Salamon the Internuncio at Paris During the Revolution,...
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A Papal Envoy During the Reign of Terror; Being the Memoirs of Mgr. de Salamon the Internuncio at Paris During the Revolution, 1790-1801 (Paperback)

Louis Siffrein Joseph Salamon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTION (ABRIDGED FROM THE FRENCH EDITION) The Family of the Internuncio.--He enters the Parliament of Paris. The Salamons (not Salomon, as often written) were natives of the Comtat Venaissin. The father of the Bishop was born at Saint-Roman de Mallegard. He settled in Carpentras, where he married Anne Eysseri,0 the daughter of a printer, and where he soon rose to the highest positions of the city. As First Consul, he was by the side of Bishop dTnguimbert, when that great benefactor of Carpentras laid the foundation stone of the magnificent Hospital which is still standing. This was in 1750. The three following years find him occupying the same post, which I may mention in passing, ranked next to that of the Rector, J and could only be conferred on a member of the noblesse de robe. He had two sons, Alphonse, Baron de Salamon, and Louis-Siffrein, who is none other than our Bishop. The elder brother was born in 1747. He was successively Secretary-Archivist to the Legation of Avignon, and Vice-Seneschal of Montelimar, where he took up his residence. He was Mayor of this town when the Revolution broke out. Arrested, and imprisoned in the Conciergerie, towards the close of the Terror, he was released on She was of Italian origin, see ' Memoirs' Part II, ch. viii. t As the municipal magistrates were called. i The Official Representative of the Holy See in the Comtat. The great legal families. The Dictionnaire de la Noblesse makes no mention of the Salamons. Their nobility was probably recent. the death of Robespierre, and became Mayor of Lyons during the reaction of Thermidor. His career, which has been variously criticised, made sufficient stir and noise in the world, to draw upon him the exclusive attention of biographers, and to throw his yo...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Louis Siffrein Joseph Salamon
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-98400-6
Barcode: 9781150984006
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LSN: 1-150-98400-7

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