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  • The extension of the system of sauvegarde, by which abbeys, towns or lay vassals put themselves under the special protection of the king, and that of pariage, by which the possessor surrendered half the interest in his estate to the king in return for protection or some further grant, increased the royal power.
  • Un roi qui est la seule sauvegarde de son peuple ne fuit point devant son peuple; it le prend pour juge de sa conduite et de ses principes."
 
 

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