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Title Laws, lawyers and texts : studies in medieval legal history in honour of Paul Brand / edited by Susanne Jenks, Jonathan Rose and Christopher Whittick
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012
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Series Medieval law and its practice ; v. 13
Medieval law and its practice ; v. 13
Contents Constitutions of Clarendon, Clause 3, and Henry II's reforms of law and administration / John Hudson -- Notes on the transformation of the fief into the common law tenure in fee / Paul R. Hyams -- An English book of laws from the time of Glanvill / Bruce O'Brien -- Annuities and annual pensions / Richard H. Helmholz -- Civilian and canonist influence on the writ of cessavit per biennium / David Ibbetson -- Burning issues : the law and crime of arson in England, 1200-1350 / Henry Summerson -- Crucifixion and conversion : King Henry III and the Jews in 1255 / David Carpenter -- Robert of Lexington, senior justice of the Bench, 1236-1244 / David Crook -- Deeds speak louder than words : covenants and the law of proof, 1290-1321 / John Baker -- Lawyers retained by Peterborough Abbey in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries / Sandra Raban -- The legal professions of fourteenth-century England : serjeants of the Common Bench and advocates of the Court of Arches / Charles Donahue, Jr. -- Writs de minis and supplicavit : the history of surety of the peace / Susanne Jenks -- Common law and custom : windows, lights, and privacy in late medieval England / Janet S. Loengard -- Medieval estate planning : the wills and testamentary trials of Sir John Fastolf / Jonathan Rose -- Glanvill after Glanvill : the afterlife of a medieval legal treatise / Sarah Tullis -- The construction of an online digital archive : the Anglo-American legal tradition website project / Robert C. Palmer -- Bibliography of the published works of Paul Brand / Alexandra Nicol
Summary This book focuses on medieval legal history. The essays discuss the birth of the Common Law, the interaction between systems of law, the evolution of the legal profession, and the operation and procedures of the Common Law in England. All these factors will ensure a warm reception of the volume by a broad range of readers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Law -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Law, Medieval.
Practice of law -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Brand, Paul (Paul A.)
Jenks, Susanne.
Rose, Jonathan, 1938-
Whittick, Christopher.
LC no. 2012013909
ISBN 9004232575 (electronic bk.)
9789004232570 (electronic bk.)