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Their strategy pays off, since the papacy would later openly support the Ibelin bailliage in their struggles with Queen Alice and Frederick II.
Etude par sondage de la criminalite dans le bailliage de Falaise.
La Confrerie (brotherhood) de la Chaine (chain, as in the weakest link of) des Rotisseurs (meat roasters), of the Greater Sarasota Bailliage (got me there - Madame Bolduc, my high-school French teacher, never got around to explaining what a bailliage was, but I think it could translate as chapter) has nearly 80 members dedicated to eating the best.
Du dixe jour de Juillet mil six cens quatre vingt onze par devant Claude Coricon principal tabellion au bailliage du principalite
However, elections in the bailliage and senechaussee constituencies were indirect and, in some cases, selection for the tiers passed through four stages before a deputy was finally appointed to attend the Estates General.
Moreover it allowed the free exercise of the new religion in one town in each bailliage and senechausee and on the estates of all nobles for their families and vassals.
Next grand event at the Mactan Shangri-La will be the 20th anniversary gala and induction of the Cebu Bailliage of La Chaine des Rotisseurs on March 21.
This was so common that people apparently had a special name for this function of the royal prison, as in 1785 when the son of a blacksmith presented the court with his request that he be freed from the bailliage "matrimonial prison.
D'ailleurs c'est avec autant d'amour que s'exprime la noblesse, par exemple, celle du bailliage de Dourdan .
In the bailliage of Chalons-surSaone, the order of avocats seems until 1787 to have been almost exclusively religious: Delbeke, L 'Action Politique et Sociale des Avocats, p.
In the mid-1620s, for example, the mairie successfully fought off the bailliage of Dijon's claims that its officials, rather than municipal magistrates, should publicly invest mayors with their symbols of office.