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Judicial Reform And The Nature Of Early Modern Government As A System Of Courts

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This chapter provides an overview of the royal appellate system. It covers the petitions of the Cortes that Charles and Tavera implemented in order to end what the cities regarded as Burgundian patronage, and to initiate self-regulating procedures. The chapter then analysis of the evolution of President Tavera's network of personnel, who were appointed to the Chancery of Granada between the years 1524 and 1535. It also analysis Tavera?s sponsorship of law graduates appointed to the Chancery of Valladolid. Tavera dominated the chanceries, as over fifty percent of the judges Charles appointed to the chanceries of Granada and Valladolid were Tavera associates. The chapter provides a review of candidates competing for chancery posts; these sections, therefore, provide a case-by-case study of the chanceries as meritocratic institutions. Finally, it considers the appeal of judicial positions, offers suggestions as to why judges were attracted to, and wanted to pursue, careers in law.

Keywords: Charles V; judicial reform; President Tavera; royal appellate system

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