Duke de St. Simon

Louis de Rouvroy, Duke of (1675-1755), a French courtier and diplomatist in the reign of Louis XIV.his Memoirs depict with remarkable sagacity the court life of his age. He was the grand-uncle of the Count St. Simon who is known as the founder of French Socialism.

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