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History of a summer ‘various facts’: the assassination of Étienne Marcel in 1358

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On 31 July 1358, Étienne Marcel, the Present des Merchants ((Since the mid-eighteenth century, the prepository of merchants has de facto been the representative of the Paris bourgeoisie to the Royal Government), has been murdered in the middle of Paris. Let us return to the scene and circumstances of the crime. The historical context of a medieval ‘murder party’ In the middle of the 14th century, Europe is booming and is changing. If there is a crisis of feodality ((R.H. Hilton), “Is there a crisis that creates...

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