Beaumanoir, Philippe de Remi, sire de

Beaumanoir, Philippe de Remi, sire de fēlēp´ də rəmē´ sēr də bōmänwär´ [key], c.1250–1296, French poet and jurist, a writer of medieval law texts. He was a judicial officer at Clermont and Senlis. His Coutumes de Beauvoisis [customary laws of the region of Beauvais] is an important source for medieval French law and social customs.

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