The evidence you cannot see

2023-09-16T11:37:13+02:00Sat, 16th Sep '23, 11:37|

One of the grievances raised in the beginning of the French Revolution was the (buy then rare) use of the ancient procedure – though the word ‘procedure’ may be misleading – of lettres de cachet. These were letters signed by the king and sealed with instructions to put someone in prison or in a mental [...]