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  • It is therefore safest to rely on the texts collected by Mommsen, cumbered though they are by the various readings given to him by various authorities.
  • The king had by a royal edict cumbered the queen-regent with a council and other restrictions, and it was necessary to get the parlement of Paris to overrule the edict and make the queen absolute regent, which was done with the greatest complaisance.

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