The Parlement of Paris
A vast amount of research has been undertaken since its first appearance but it remains the only volume in the English language to offer an interpretation of the Parlement's role, judicial and political, from its beginnings in the mid-thirteenth century until its fall during the revolution of 1789."--BOOK JACKET.
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Preface to Second Edition page
Structure and Organization
The Parlement and the Law
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