The Senate of Piedmont: the contribution of the Senators to the progress of the Kingdom
di Ida Ferrero
Abstract: the paper focuses on the creation and the organization of the Senate of Piedmont, a vital organ for the administration of justice in the Kingdom of Sardinia. The research examines the role and the functioning of that High Court, together with the historical happenings that led to its establishment. Particular attention is devoted to the role of its members, the Senators, and the relationship between them and the monarch.
Keywords: Senate Piedmont Monarchy – Judicial system – Jurisdictions conflict – King Vittorio Amedeo II