Lettres de Cachet

Lettres de Cachet (i.e. sealed letters), warrants of imprisonment, issued prior to the Revolution, sealed with the private seal of the king, in contradistinction from lettres patentées, which were sealed by the Great Seal of the kingdom. See Cachet, Lettre de.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Letters Patent * Leucippus
Leslie, Charles
Leslie, Sir John
Lespinasse
Lesseps, Ferdinand de
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim
L'Estrange, Sir Roger
Lethe
Leto
Letter of Marque
Letters Patent
Lettres de Cachet
Leucippus
Leuctra
Leuthen
Levana
Levant
Levee
Levellers
Lever, Charles James
Leverrier, Urban Jean Joseph
Levi, Leon

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