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Sumptuary Laws C16-1
David Ruehle
Laws regulating the dress of different classes.

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Nobility of the Robe C16-2
David Ruehle
Nobility who either bought their title or served in the beaurocracy.

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Nobility of the Sword C16-3
David Ruehle
Nobility whose title was derived from military service.


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Hobereaux C16-4
David Ruehle
Provincial Nobility. Not much better off than wealthy peasants.


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Taille C16-5
David Ruehle
A land tax. Most French Nobility did not pay this.


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Vingtieme C16-6
David Ruehle
An income tax on nobility that was often avoided.


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Corvees C16-7
David Ruehle
A forced labor on public works, from which nobles were exempt.


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Aristocratic Resurgence C16-8
David Ruehle
1)Made it more difficult to become a noble.
2)Reserve Military Appointments.
3)Attempted to weaken Monarchy.

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Free Peasants C16-9
David Ruehle
Peasants not bound by the land.



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Serfs C16-10
David Ruehle
Legally bound to a lord and his land.


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Banalities C16-11
David Ruehle
Obligatory Feudal dues peasants were required to pay.


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Robot C16-12
David Ruehle
A required service a serf must provide for a lord.


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Number of "Souls" C16-13
David Ruehle
A number of male serfs a lord owned. Used to reckon wealth.


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Pugachev's Rebellion C16-14
David Ruehle
Largest Peasant Rebellion in Russia. Led by Emelyan Pugachev.


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Game Laws C16-15
David Ruehle
Hunting Laws Manipulated by the English Nobility.


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