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Bailli

 

one of the royal officials of medieval France. The position of the bailli as the highest administrative figure in the region of his jurisdiction (bailliage) was established in northern France in the late 12th century. The bailli had very broad powers, chiefly judicial. In the 15th and 16th centuries the bailli’s range of functions was narrowed, and his significance declined. During the French Revolution the bailli’s post was abolished.

REFERENCES

Ardashev, P. N. Frantsuzskii bailli.... Kiev, 1910.
Dupont-Ferrier, G. Les officiers royaux des bailliages. ... Paris, 1902.
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Les baillis, elus dans chaque paroisse, doivent veiller a l'entretien des chemins et des ponts, executer les mandats d'arrestation et, si le coroner ne peut se rendre sur les lieux, examiner avec cinq notables les cadavres portant des marques de violence, puis faire rapport a ce sujet.
Bailliages are run by a president, known as the bailli delegue'.
Saura was now a pauper because, as she told the enqueteurs, during the time of the Trencavel rebellion around the city of Carcassonne, the seneschal of the city and his bailli had seized all her land and occupied it, and stolen the land and property that her husband had left her.
Two nights' B&B at the three-star Bailli de Suffren costs from pounds 230pp with return Eurostar and exhibition entry.
When I come here, I take photographs of the beautiful spots and then do paintings of them in crayon or charcoal: I have already done paintings of the Chateau du Bailli, the Chateau de Corroy, the Chapelle Dieu.
Khalid Almoayed, Bailli Delegue and Member of the International Conseil Magistral of the Chaine des Rotisseurs and Bailli Delegue of Bahrain also conveyed the following message.
The bench was unveiled by Peter Andrews, Bailli of the Ordre des Chevaliers Bretvins Bailliage du Pays de Galles, an organisation dedicated to the wine, food and culture of Brittany, to which Mr Payne belonged.
For the Lusignans, her marriage and the fate of her existence were highly important, partly because she offered permanence to the succession through her lineage, but more significantly, she and her descendants were the hereditary bailli to the Kingdom of Jerusalem, Accordingly, through this marriage the Lusignans would have expected to benefit from an alliance with Jerusalem and achieve respectability for their nascent kingdom.
Come forthe Sire Bailli / that knewe al the gise Bi zowre office of trewthe / & rightwisnesse ze moste come / to a newe assise Extorcions & wronges / to redresse.
Mar le fist et mat en ot honte que maintenant sus ne sailli, qu'il s'an tendra por mal bailli.
Ademas de la reforma de los dominicos de Troyes, Carlos VIII animo tambien la del convento de Tours y con ese objetivo ordeno al bailli de Touraine que brindase su apoyo a los reformadores.
956 "Seignurs," fet l'un, "ca entendez, Nus sumes mal bailli assez E cil veum tut a estrus Ke le ire Deu vient sur nus, 960 Pur nos pechez bien le savum Cest encumbrer en mer avum; Criums merci, cher compaignons, Pur Deu le veir e pur ses nons 964 Ke cil ke se savera copable, Encumbre de peche del deable, Ke il put sei faire confes De penitence prendre apres, 968 Ke Dampnedeu merci en ait De ceo dunt il ad mesfait.