Chasseneuz, Bartholomew

, was born at IssyTEveque, in Burgundy, 1480. He held theoffice of king’s advocate at Autiin till 1522, when Francis I. appointed him counsellor to the parliament of Paris, then president of that of Provence. Chasseneuz was in the latter office when that court gave sentence against the inhabitants of Cabrieres and Merindol. He prevented the execution of it during his life, and died 1542, leaving several works: | among the rest, a “Commentary on the Custom of Burgundy,” of which there were five editions in his life-time, and above fifteen since. The last edition is by the president Bouhier, 1717, 4to, new modelled in that which he has since published in 2 vols. fol. 1