The "Coutumes de Beauvaisis" of Philippe de Beaumanoir

The "Coutumes de Beauvaisis" of Philippe de Beaumanoir

The Middle Ages Series

by Philippe de Beaumanoir

Translated by F. R. P. Akehurst

Published by: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

792 pages, 152.00 x 229.00 x 0.00 mm, 2 illus.

  • ISBN: 9780812231052
  • Published: February 1992

£72.00

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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.