Transcripts of 'la table gnrale des dits, dclerations du Roy, lettres d'officiers &c. registres au Parlement de Dijon'

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Transcripts, 18th century, of 'la table gnrale des dits, dclerations du Roy, lettres d'officiers &c. registres au Parlement de Dijon', 1456-1661, 1676-1771.

Administrative / Biographical History

The parliament of Dijon was created by Louis XI, it had judicial and political jurisdiction. One of the parliament's most significant political powers was the ability to refuse to record royal decisions; this power was lost during the reign of Louis XIV, but regained in 1715 following the king's death.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk)

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by the executors of Eleanor F. Jourdain in 1924.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.