Sénéchaussée

Title

Sénéchaussée

Relation

https://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/1116/

Identifier

1116

Text

Old regime law court for civil and criminal cases in southern France as well as the jurisdiction under its control. In northern France, the equivalent institution was called the bailliage. These jurisdictions elected deputies to the Estates- General.

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Citation

“Sénéchaussée,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed November 23, 2020, https://revolution.chnm.org/d/1116.