Beaumanoir, Philippe de Remi

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Beaumanoir, Philippe de Remi


Born 1250; died 1296. Medieval French jurist.

Beaumanoir was one of the earliest legal theoreticians in France. He compiled one of the largest collections of French medieval customs (The Customs of Beauvaisis).


Les Coutumes du Beauvaisis. Edited by A. Salmon. Paris, 1899–1900.
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