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Original pieces relative to the trial and execution of Mr. John Calas

Original pieces relative to the trial and execution of Mr. John Calas

merchant at Toulouse : who was broke on the wheel in that city, pursuant to his sentence by the Parliament of Languedoc, for the supposed murder of his eldest son, to prevent his turning Roman Catholick

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Published by Printed for T. Beckett and P.A. de Hondt ... in London .
Written in English

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  • Calas, Jean, -- 1698-1762

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    Other titlesPieces originales concernant la mort cruelle du sieur Calas
    Statementwith a preface, and remarks on the whole by M. de Voltaire.
    ContributionsCalas, Donat, Voltaire, 1694-1778.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 99 p.
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21336502M

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Original pieces relative to the trial and execution of Mr. John Calas: merchant at Toulouse, who was broke on the wheel in that city, pursuant to his Sentence by the Parliament of Languedoc, for the supposed murder of his eldest son, to prevent his turning Roman Catholick.

With a preface, and remarks on the whole, by M. de Voltaire. Original pieces relative to the trial and execution of Mr. John Calas: merchant at Toulouse, who was broke on the wheel in that city, pursuant to his Sentence by the Parliament of Languedoc, for the supposed murder of his eldest son, to prevent his turning Roman-Catholick.

Original pieces relative to the trial and execution of Mr. John Calas: merchant at Toulouse, who was broke on the wheel in that city for the supposed murder of his eldest son With a preface, and remarks on the whole, by M.

de Voltaire. A critical examination of the evidence for and against the prisoners Peter Calas, his mother, &c. in relation to the death of Marc Anthony Calas, and the cruel execution of John Calas.

[See Notes Multiple Contributors] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made. The History Of The Misfortunes Of John Calas, A Victim To Fanaticism: To Which Is Added, A Letter From M.

Calas To His Wife And Children [Voltaire, Adrien Michel Hyacinthe Blin de Sainmore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

The Calas affair Musée protestant > The 18th century > The Calas affair. Jean Calas, a Protestant merchant, was sentenced to death on the Wheel by the Parliament in Toulouse and executed on March 10 th, after being convicted of murdering one of his sons who had openly converted to Catholicism.

Voltaire wrote this book after the trial of Jean Calas, a Protestant wrongly accused of murdering her son converted to Catholicism, March 9,in Toulouse. So this is a work written «reaction» that Voltaire saw as an injustice of his countrymen, who was due to religious intolerance.

This incident was the starting point of his plea for tolerance. Broken on the Wheel The gruesome 18th Century legal case that turned a famed philosopher into a crusader for the innocent. Two pages from "The Case of Jean Calas," a book written by Frederic Herbert Maugham, a British lawyer and judge, in Softcover.

Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition. pages, in original softcover binding faded on the spine region. Creasing of the front panel the upper right hand corner with a short tear. No other damage to describe.

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