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parlement

(ˈpɑːləmənt)
n
(Historical Terms) another name for parliament3
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Religion, Reformation and Repression in the Reign of Francis I: Documents from the Parlement of Paris, 1515-1547, by James K.
Kivelson writes about "European" practices in the hunts, yet few occurred in Portugal or Italy, though the Parlement of Paris reviewed all accusations in its jurisdiction by 1624 and denounced them as unacceptable in the 1640s.
The artist is probably Andre d'Ypres, who created the jewel-like Crucifixion of the Parlement of Paris, arguably the greatest surviving 15th-century Parisian panel painting, and now in the Louvre.
This almost 700-page monograph based on Marie Houllemares doctoral thesis analyses speech as an active component of law making in the Parlement of Paris in the sixteenth century.
Thus, from approximately page 50 onward, Neely provides the story of the decision of the Parlement of Paris that the Estates General should meet in the forms of 1614 favorable to the privileged orders.
And he has shown how much in accordance it was with secular judicial bodies, such as the Parlement of Paris with regard to witchcraft and possession.
On May 27th, 1610, on the day Ravaillac was sentenced, Christophe de Thou, first president of the Parlement of Paris, called on the university's Faculty of Theology formally to endorse a decree of the Council of Constance (made in 1415) condemning tyrannicide.
De Thou was a famous man in his own day: offspring of France's judicial elite who rose to the position of President a mortier in the Parlement of Paris, a man whose house and library attracted Europe's finest minds, and author of the Historiae sui temporis, which earned him the title of 'father of modern history' in his lifetime.
Such a stance won him condemnation from Rome and, when the French crown fell to the more ultramontane regency of Marie de Medicis in 1611, de Thou was passed over for appointment to the First Presidency of the Parlement of Paris.
The clerics thus came to be at the centre of ideological and jurisdictional disputes between the main institutions of ancien regime France: the royal government, the parlement of Paris and the Paris Faculty of Theology.
Expelled from most of France by the parlement of Paris and by several other parlements, the Jesuits returned when the king granted them clemency.
Twenty-nine "parishioners," many of them well connected with the parlement of Paris or the court and all of them famished for news, gathered regularly in Mme.