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Revolutionary Church Reforms

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Decret de l'assemblee national qui supprime les ordres religieux et religieuses Library of Congress LC-DIG-ppmsca-07501 1790

A caricature purporting to show the jubilation of the clergy after church reforms. Print shows monks and nuns enjoying their new found liberty, some are loading possessions onto horses and wagons, some embrace, one couple kisses while another rides off together on horseback.


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