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Calas case

Marc Chassaigne

Calas case

by Marc Chassaigne

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calas, Jean, -- 1698-1762.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marc Chassaigne ; translated by Raglan Somerset ; with a foreword by Hilaire Belloc.
    ContributionsBelloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953, foreword.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 286 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15077569M

      Of the Calas case, he said: “It seems as if fanaticism, which had been affronted by the success of reason in the recent past, struggled even more angrily under the yoke of rationality. On Ma Jean Calas was tortured and executed for allegedly murdering his son Marc-Antoine. Although Jean was the only member of the family executed, his wife, servant, son Paul, and friend M. Gaubert Lavaysse were also implicated in the murder. The Calas affair came to Voltaire's attention because it appeared to be a.

      How Voltaire came to write the treatise is an interesting story. In he took on the case of Jean Calas. Monsieur Calas was an ordinary middle-class citizen of Toulouse. Calas family with as much vigour as the former showed eagerness in their defence. The scandal was Wnally so great that they were both obliged to disqualifythemselves from the case and withdrew to the country. By a most unfortunate chance, however, while the judge who had defendedFile Size: KB.

    Summary of Case: "Wrongly convicted on March 9, of murdering his son by hanging him. year-old Jean Calsas was executed later the same day he was convicted by being strangled and burned. Calas had been horrifically tortured in an effort to extract a confession, but he did not confess. A bound volume of three contemporaneous legal reports on the Calas case, published by the same publisher at the same time (we find the same banner engraved by Cotte at the top of the text). At the end of the first pamphlet: "Delibere a Paris ce 22 Janvier , signe: De Lambon, Mallard, Outremenot, Mariette, Gerbier, Legouve, Loiseau de Seller Rating: % positive.


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