Campaign of the Month: August 2011
Le Ballet de l'Acier
Jean de Tourvel
Attorney for the Parlement de Paris
The son of an Amiens lawyer and burgher, Jean de Tourvel studied at the University of Paris; since completing his law studies in 1622, Tourvel (b. 1595) served as an avocat to the Parlement of Paris, where he is regarded as intelligent and ambitious.
Tourvel is also a manager of the Fellows of Saint George and provides private counsel for a number of bourgeois families in Paris.