Marquis de la Fayette

After aiding the Americans in their War of Independence, returned to France and was made commander-in-chief of the National Guard in Paris. He tried to model the new constitution on American lines. Burke refers to the revolution custom of dubbing every one "Citizen —".

Note by A.J.Grieve, (MA) to the chapter Changes To The Army in Part Two of "Reflections On The Revolution"
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