16617

WHIPPED OR SENT TO THE GALLEYS!

LOUIS XIV

Edit du Roy, Qui revoque la communication de la peine des Galeres en celle du fouet, portee par les Articles XVII & IX du titre dix-sept de l’Ordonnance du mois de May 1680

Published
Chez Francois Muguet

Description
Folio, woodcut ornament, 4pp., lightly aged, but sound, uncut as issued.

£200.00

SKU: 16617

Product Description

Royal Edict issued by Louis XIV restricting the option of being whipped rather than being sent to the Galleys, on medical grounds.