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By F. R. P. Akehurst

ISBN-10: 058512633X

ISBN-13: 9780585126333

ISBN-10: 0812233506

ISBN-13: 9780812233506

Because the earliest significant monument of the widespread legislations within the area to the south and southwest of the Ile de France, the booklet often called the Etablissements de Saint Louis tremendously amplifies our wisdom of feudal and personal legislation within the French nation. often stated by way of criminal historians, it has still remained inaccessible to readers not able to grasp its tough previous French. Now, F. R. P. Akehurst offers the text's first English translation, making this very important element of the vernacular legislation of 13th century France to be had to a variety of scholars.A hybrid textual content, the Etablissements was once most likely compiled by means of a attorney round the yr 1273. The publication takes its identify from its first half, a suite of 9 ordinances of Louis IX giving the principles of process for the courtroom of the Chatelet in Paris. the second one half, made of 100 and sixty-six brief chapters, is a set of the primary legislation of the Touraine-Anjou zone; the thirty-eight chapters of the 3rd part checklist the legislation of the Orleans zone. while the Touraine-Anjou fabric provides a huge therapy of many facets of the legislations, the Orleans usual finds a preoccupation with difficulties of jurisdiction in a zone the place the king and native gurus have been in sharp festival for strength.

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86 131. On running water. 87 132. On a complaint in the baron's court by a king's man. 87 133. On Jews. 88 134. On knighthood. 88 135. How you should give a service horse [roncin de servise] to your lord. 88 136. On dividing among brothers what is inherited from [their] father and mother. 89 137. On holding dower property in good condition, and suing on it. 91 138. On partitions where boundaries are marked by a judge, and on being your own judge. 91 139. On distribution among children. 92 140. On [lateral] inheritances with no heir.

86 130. On warranting as coholders, and on doing service to your lord. 86 131. On running water. 87 132. On a complaint in the baron's court by a king's man. 87 133. On Jews. 88 134. On knighthood. 88 135. How you should give a service horse [roncin de servise] to your lord. 88 136. On dividing among brothers what is inherited from [their] father and mother. 89 137. On holding dower property in good condition, and suing on it. 91 138. On partitions where boundaries are marked by a judge, and on being your own judge.

22 27. On high justice in a barony; on murder, rape, and homicide of pregnant women [ancis]. 22 28. On summoning and banishing an offender and coming and destroying property after the banishment. 23 29. On suspicion and summonses by a judge in the secular court. 24 30. On fights. 24 31. On requesting a guaranteed peace [asseürement] in the secular court, and on broken truces. 25 32. On stealing an animal or a horse, and loss of limb for the offense. 26 33. On high justice in the matter of treachery by a household member.

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