Foucquet


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Foucquet

(French fukɛ)
n
(Biography) a variant spelling of (Nicolas) Fouquet
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of London) and editor, and he has written this biography on Nicholas Foucquet to contrast his lavish life as first minister to Louis XIV with his eventual downfall.
(43) Joseph Delort, Histoire de la detention des philosophes et des gens des lettres a la Bastille et Vincennes precedee de celle de Foucquet de Pellisson et de Laon avec tous les documents authentiques et inedits ([1829] Geneve: Slatkine Reprints, 1967), 2:190-191; Tuilier, Historie de l'Universite de Paris et de la Sorbonne, 2:151-152; also Verger, Brockliss, Julia, et al., Histoire des Universites en France, 218-219; the course of the abbe Sigorgne was published in 1747: see Review of [Pierre] Sigorgne, Institutions Newtonniens, ou Introduction h la philosophie de Newton, 2 vol.
Minor oversights include deleting the "c" in Foucquet (as the superintendent of finances spelled his name) and adding a second `i' in Chamillart.