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Histoire Du Privilege De Saint Romain [ct In 2 Vols]

By: A. Floquet

Price: $187.95

Publisher: Rouen, E. Le Grand: 1833

Edition: 1st; 1st

Seller ID: 38548

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


". .. En Vertu Duquel le chapitre de la cathedrale de rouen delivrait anciennement un meurtrier, tous les ans, le jour de l'ascension." Cloth backed boards. Volumes: 2 Full Set: Yes. Width: 5.5" Height: 8.75. He text itself, written in French, details the history of an ancient tradition in Rouen, the Privilege of St. Romain. During this rite, said to have been practiced from the 12th century until the French Revolution, a convicted murderer would be pardoned and freed. The public enjoyed a massive procession as the newly freed prisoner was granted a second chance. Mild trubbing. Sh... View more info