History: French Revolution Ancien Régime key words

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Venality / venal office
Buying your way into nobility
Lettre de cachet
Provides the king with the power to imprison people without a trial
Bastille
Place to put prisoners
Cahiers de doléances
List of grievances about the Ancien Régime
Parliments
Law courts to press king’s laws. They can talk, but not do anything

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