The Lit de Justice of the Kings of France
Constitutional Ideology in Legend, Ritual, and Discourse
Sarah Hanley

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In this study of the Lit de Justice assembly, Sarah Hanley draws on history, legend, ritual, and discourse to show how constitutional ideologies were propagated in the Grand-chambre of the Parlement of Paris during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Originally published in 1983.

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