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The "Coutumes de Beauvaisis" of Philippe de Beaumanoir

Translated by F. R. P. Akehurst

792 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 illus.
Cloth 1992 | ISBN 9780812231052 | $89.95s | Outside the Americas £72.00
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A volume in the Middle Ages Series

F. R. P. Akehurst provides the first English translation of the complete text of Coutumes, the customary law of Clermont in the Beauvais region as it was practiced and understood in the late thirteenth century. The Coutumes de Beauvaisis provides a unique perspective on thirteenth-century civil and criminal trials.

F. R. P. Akehurst is Professor of French at the University of Minnesota and translator of The Etablissements de Saint Louis: Thirteenth-Century Law Texts from Tours, Orléans, and Paris.

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