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  • By means of his sons and his deputies (or viceroys) and by his system of matrimonial alliances he gave Athens a widespread influence in the centres of commerce, and brought her into connexion with the growing sources of trade and production in the eastern parts of the Greek world.
  • The deputies of the lower house are elected for three years directly by the people, one deputy for every 3000 male adults who can read and write.
  • He was ennobled and named a councillor of state; and from 1816 he sat in the chamber of deputies as representative of Ain.
  • In the Constituent Assembly he formed with Barnave and Adrien Duport a sort of association called the "Triumvirate," which controlled a group of about forty deputies forming the advanced left of the Assembly.
  • The appeal was heard at great length, in a synod of 703 under John VI., deputies from the archbishop of Canterbury being present.
 

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