[France] M.e Charles Loyseau Parisien Avocat Celebre. Decede le 26.octob.1617. age de 63.ans.
[n.d. c.1690.] Bit later.
Engraving. 203 x 133mm. 8 x 5¼". Trimmed.
Charles Loyseau (1564-1627) the French jurist who was a lawyer in the Parliament of Paris, the highest royal court in France, and a judge in local seigneurial courts. He evaluated French society and law in his best-known work, A Treatise on Orders and Simple Dignities, written in 1610; it is now a source for understanding the French social structure of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
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