William Godwin's Diary


Opening of the French Chambers or Parliament by Louis-Philippe, who had seized power following the overthrow of Charles X in the July revolution, and was ruling as Lieutenant-General of the Kingdom. He recommended to the Chambers a programme of liberal reforms.

See Munro Price, The Perilous Crown: France Between Revolutions, 1814-1848 (London: Macmillan, 2007), p. 185.