NIVET, Philippe dit Fanfaron.

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NIVET, Philippe dit Fanfaron.
Collection of 4 exhibits around the trial against Philippe Nivet's gang of criminals. Paris, Pierre Simon, 1729-1730, In-4; modern cardboard.
Very interesting collection containing the judgments against Philippe Nivet, known as "Fanfaron", leader of a criminal gang active between 1723 and 1728. In August 1728, the murder of the David husbands
on their return from a market in Amiens was finally solved and Nivet, imprisoned, implicated 68 members of his gang. He died on the wheel on May 29, 1729: 1). Decision of the court of the final parliament. Concerning eighty-five co-accused of Philippe Nivet's company, known as Fanfaron, seven of whom are sentenced to galleries for life & in time. 1730. 3 pp. 2). Arrest of the court of parliament against ninety-nine accused. Sentencing to be severed alive, previously apply to the ordinary & extraordinary question, against Philippe Nivet. May 30, 1729. 4 pp. 3). Judgment of the court of the parliament, condemning several co-accusers of Nivet & his accomplices. July 5, 1729. 4 pp. 4). Judgment of the court of the parliament condemning Jean Melon, accomplice with Philippe Nivet, to be broken up alive.... of the murder of Ménard Orfèvre, rue saint André des Arcs. June 15, 1729. 4 pp.
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