View Of The State Of Europe During The Middle Ages Volume 1

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byHenry Hallam

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1872 Excerpt: ... PART II. Analysis of the Feudal System--Its local Extent--View of the differen t Orders of Society during the Feudal Ages--Nobility--their Rank?.ani Privileges--Clergy--Freemen--Serfs or Villeins--Comparative State of France and Germany--Privileges enjoyed by the French Vassals--Right of coining Money--and of private War--Immunity from Taxation--Historical View of the Royal Revenue in France--Methods adopted to augment it by Depreciation of tho Coin, &c.--Legislative Power--its State under the Merovingian Kings, and Charlemagne--His Councils--Suspension of any general Legislative Authority during the Prevalence of Feudal Principles--the King's Council--Means adopted to supply the Want of a National Assembly--Gradual Progress of the King's Legislative Power--Philip IV. assembles the States-General--Their Powers limited to Taxation--States under the Sons of Philip IV.--States of 1355 and 1356--They nearly effect an entire Revolution--The Crown recovers its Vigor--States of 1380, under Charles VI.--Subsequent Assemblies under Charles VI. and Charles VII.--The Crown becomes more and more absolute--Louis XI.--States of Tours in 1484--Historical View of Jurisdiction in France--Its earliest Stage under the first Race of Kings, and Charlemagne--Territorial Jurisdiction--Feudal Courts of Justice--Trial by Combat--Code of St. Louie--The Territorial Jurisdictions give way--Progress of the Judicial Power of the Crown--Parliament of Paris--Peers of France--Increased Authority of the Parliament--Registration of Edicts--Causes of the Decline of the Feudal System--Acquisitions of Domain by the Crown--Charters of Incorporation granted to Towns--Their previous Condition--First Charters in the Twelfth Century--Privileges contained in them--Military Service of Feudal Tenants c...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1872 Excerpt: ... PART II. Analysis of the Feudal System--Its local Extent--View of the differen t Orders of Society during the Feudal Ages--Nobil...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.4 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217142680

ISBN - 13:9780217142687

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