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Court Records

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward II of England

Court Records under Edward II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward II and Legal History

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward II of England

Court Records under Edward II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward II and Legal History

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward II of England

Court Records under Edward II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward II and Legal History

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward II of England

Court Records under Edward II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward II and Legal History

Court Records

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Chadwyck-Healey, Sir Charles E. H., and Lionel Landon, eds. Somersetshire Pleas (Civil and Criminal), From the Rolls of the Itinerant Justices. 4 Vols. Somerset Record Society Publications, 11, 36, 41, & 44. London: The Society, 1897-1929.

Abstract: English translation. Includes two great rolls of lesser assize taken before Bracton.

Vol. 1, The close of 12th century – 41 Henry III. Contains essoins, assizes, indictments and gaol delivery, amercements of the 1225 general sessions for assizes and gaol delivery, Somerset (nos. 102-398); civil and crown pleas, Somerset eyre, 1243 (nos. 421 – 1264); list of Somerset eyres, 1219-1243.

Vol. 2, 41 Henry III to the end of his reign;

Vol. 3, 1-7 Edward I;

Vol. 4, 8 Edward II pt.1 Civil pleas from the chief justice’s roll, plus additional entries in other rolls, excluding quo warranto, foreign pleas, essoins and attorneys membranes, for the 1280 Somerset eyre.

Hanawalt, Barbara, ed. Crime in East Anglia in the Fourteenth Century: Norfolk Gaol Delivery Rolls, 1307-1316. Norfolk Record Society Publications, 44. Norwich: Norfolk Record Society, 1976.

Abstract: Gaol delivery and assize rolls.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Arnold, Morris S., ed. Select Cases of Trespass in the King’s Courts, 1307-1399. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 100 for 1984 & 103 for 1987. London: Selden Society, 1985. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 59786008

Abstract: Vol. I contains cases selected from the plea rolls of the King’s Bench and Common Pleas arranged under thirteen headings: threats; assault and battery; besetting; false imprisonment; resisting legal process; rescuing or releasing prisoners; escaping from prison; abducting wives; abducting non-feudal wards and daughters; abducting servants and villeins; interfering with franchises and liberties; arresting goods; taking and carrying away goods. Vol. II contains indexes to both volumes.

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward II . The Selden Society (SS), 74 for 1955 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, Vol. IV). London: Quaritch, 1955. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580108Abstract: Reproduces select pleas from the original plea rolls of the Court of Edward II at the PRO. Vol. IV covers the years 1327-1306. Introduction discusses the origin of the court coram rege.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Leadam, Isaac S., and James F. Baldwin, eds. Select Cases Before the King’s Council, (1245-1482). The Selden Society (SS), 35 for 1918. London: Harvard University Press, 1918.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: “Contains 40 cases tried in the Council between 1245 and 1482. The Council was not a court of record and had no original rolls. Consequently the records are to be found among the Files of Ancient Petitions, the Chancery and Exchequer collections at the PRO, and the Parliamentary and Council Proceedings as well as in printed series, such as the Close Rolls.”

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Bateson, Mary, William H. Stevenson, John E. Stocks, and Helen Stocks, eds. Records of the Borough of Leicester Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Leicester. 4 Vols. London : Clay, 1899-1923.

Abstract: Volumes consist chiefly of extracts from the court rolls

of portmoot, merchant guild, coroner’s court, borough court and other local courts. Contents: Vol. 1, 1103-1327; Vol. 2, 1327-1509; Vol. 3, 1509-1603; Vol. 4, 1603-1688.

Gollancz, Marguerite, ed. Rolls of Northamptonshire Sessions of the Peace; Roll of the Supervisors, 1314-1316; Roll of the Keepers of the Peace, 1320. Northamptonshire Record Society Publications, 11. Kettering: Northamptonshire Record Society, 1940.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases Concerning the Law Merchant. 3 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 23 for 1908, 46 for 1929, 49 for 1932. London: Quaritch, 1908.

Abstract: Vol. 1, “Local Courts” contains numerous extracts, with translations from the Latin records of Fair Courts from 1270-1638; Vol. 2, “Central Courts,” includes cases drawn from the Curia Regis rolls, the Assize rolls, the records of the Courts of King’s Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, and Chancery proceedings, from 1239-1633, translated into English; Vol. 3, “Statutory Recognizances and Special Assizes,” is a supplementary volume which contains records of proceedings on statutory and official recognisances (Statutes Merchant and Statutes Staple) and a number of additional cases and documents concerning mercantile law.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases From the Coroners’ Rolls (1265-1413). The Selden Society (SS), 9 for 1896. London: Quaritch, 1896.

Abstract: The cases included are taken from the Rotuli Coronatorum found among the Assize rolls at the PRO. The coroners had their own rolls which were produced before the Justices of Assize. Most are of inquests, but there are some records of appeals of felony conducted by coroners before trial.

Jeayes, Isaac H., ed and trans. Court Rolls of the Borough of Colchester. Colchester: Borough of Colchester, 1921.

Abstract: Text in English. Contents: Vol. 1, 1310-1352; Vol. 2, 1353-1367; Vol. 3, 1372-1379.

Nottingham (England). Records of the Borough of Nottingham Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham. 9 Vols. London: Quaritch, 1882-.

Abstract: Contents: Vol. 1, 1155-1399; Vol. 2, 1399-1485; Vol. 3, 1485-1547; Vol. 4, 1547-1625; Vol. 5, 1625-1702; Vol. 6, 1702-1760; Vol. 7, 1760-1800; Vol. 8, 1800-1835; Vol. 9, 1836-1900. Extracts from the borough court rolls form a large part of these volumes.

Putnam, Bertha H., ed. Kent Keepers of the Peace, 1316-1317. Kent Archaeological Society Records, 13. Ashford: Headley Bros, 1933.

Abstract: Records of the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Kent), dealing with felonies and trespasses. Contains Kent sessions of the peace, 1316-17, (assize rolls 397 and 398); Kent gaol deliveries, 1317, (gaol delivery roll 27, mm. 21-28); Appendix; lists and calendars for Kent.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Resources

See Also

  • Exchequer (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Adultery (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Nuisance (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Medieval Roman Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)

Court Records

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Chadwyck-Healey, Sir Charles E. H., and Lionel Landon, eds. Somersetshire Pleas (Civil and Criminal), From the Rolls of the Itinerant Justices. 4 Vols. Somerset Record Society Publications, 11, 36, 41, & 44. London: The Society, 1897-1929.

Abstract: English translation. Includes two great rolls of lesser assize taken before Bracton.

Vol. 1, The close of 12th century – 41 Henry III. Contains essoins, assizes, indictments and gaol delivery, amercements of the 1225 general sessions for assizes and gaol delivery, Somerset (nos. 102-398); civil and crown pleas, Somerset eyre, 1243 (nos. 421 – 1264); list of Somerset eyres, 1219-1243.

Vol. 2, 41 Henry III to the end of his reign;

Vol. 3, 1-7 Edward I;

Vol. 4, 8 Edward II pt.1 Civil pleas from the chief justice’s roll, plus additional entries in other rolls, excluding quo warranto, foreign pleas, essoins and attorneys membranes, for the 1280 Somerset eyre.

Hanawalt, Barbara, ed. Crime in East Anglia in the Fourteenth Century: Norfolk Gaol Delivery Rolls, 1307-1316. Norfolk Record Society Publications, 44. Norwich: Norfolk Record Society, 1976.

Abstract: Gaol delivery and assize rolls.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Arnold, Morris S., ed. Select Cases of Trespass in the King’s Courts, 1307-1399. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 100 for 1984 & 103 for 1987. London: Selden Society, 1985. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 59786008

Abstract: Vol. I contains cases selected from the plea rolls of the King’s Bench and Common Pleas arranged under thirteen headings: threats; assault and battery; besetting; false imprisonment; resisting legal process; rescuing or releasing prisoners; escaping from prison; abducting wives; abducting non-feudal wards and daughters; abducting servants and villeins; interfering with franchises and liberties; arresting goods; taking and carrying away goods. Vol. II contains indexes to both volumes.

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward II . The Selden Society (SS), 74 for 1955 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, Vol. IV). London: Quaritch, 1955. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580108Abstract: Reproduces select pleas from the original plea rolls of the Court of Edward II at the PRO. Vol. IV covers the years 1327-1306. Introduction discusses the origin of the court coram rege.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Leadam, Isaac S., and James F. Baldwin, eds. Select Cases Before the King’s Council, (1245-1482). The Selden Society (SS), 35 for 1918. London: Harvard University Press, 1918.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: “Contains 40 cases tried in the Council between 1245 and 1482. The Council was not a court of record and had no original rolls. Consequently the records are to be found among the Files of Ancient Petitions, the Chancery and Exchequer collections at the PRO, and the Parliamentary and Council Proceedings as well as in printed series, such as the Close Rolls.”

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Bateson, Mary, William H. Stevenson, John E. Stocks, and Helen Stocks, eds. Records of the Borough of Leicester Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Leicester. 4 Vols. London : Clay, 1899-1923.

Abstract: Volumes consist chiefly of extracts from the court rolls

of portmoot, merchant guild, coroner’s court, borough court and other local courts. Contents: Vol. 1, 1103-1327; Vol. 2, 1327-1509; Vol. 3, 1509-1603; Vol. 4, 1603-1688.

Gollancz, Marguerite, ed. Rolls of Northamptonshire Sessions of the Peace; Roll of the Supervisors, 1314-1316; Roll of the Keepers of the Peace, 1320. Northamptonshire Record Society Publications, 11. Kettering: Northamptonshire Record Society, 1940.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases Concerning the Law Merchant. 3 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 23 for 1908, 46 for 1929, 49 for 1932. London: Quaritch, 1908.

Abstract: Vol. 1, “Local Courts” contains numerous extracts, with translations from the Latin records of Fair Courts from 1270-1638; Vol. 2, “Central Courts,” includes cases drawn from the Curia Regis rolls, the Assize rolls, the records of the Courts of King’s Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, and Chancery proceedings, from 1239-1633, translated into English; Vol. 3, “Statutory Recognizances and Special Assizes,” is a supplementary volume which contains records of proceedings on statutory and official recognisances (Statutes Merchant and Statutes Staple) and a number of additional cases and documents concerning mercantile law.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases From the Coroners’ Rolls (1265-1413). The Selden Society (SS), 9 for 1896. London: Quaritch, 1896.

Abstract: The cases included are taken from the Rotuli Coronatorum found among the Assize rolls at the PRO. The coroners had their own rolls which were produced before the Justices of Assize. Most are of inquests, but there are some records of appeals of felony conducted by coroners before trial.

Jeayes, Isaac H., ed and trans. Court Rolls of the Borough of Colchester. Colchester: Borough of Colchester, 1921.

Abstract: Text in English. Contents: Vol. 1, 1310-1352; Vol. 2, 1353-1367; Vol. 3, 1372-1379.

Nottingham (England). Records of the Borough of Nottingham Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham. 9 Vols. London: Quaritch, 1882-.

Abstract: Contents: Vol. 1, 1155-1399; Vol. 2, 1399-1485; Vol. 3, 1485-1547; Vol. 4, 1547-1625; Vol. 5, 1625-1702; Vol. 6, 1702-1760; Vol. 7, 1760-1800; Vol. 8, 1800-1835; Vol. 9, 1836-1900. Extracts from the borough court rolls form a large part of these volumes.

Putnam, Bertha H., ed. Kent Keepers of the Peace, 1316-1317. Kent Archaeological Society Records, 13. Ashford: Headley Bros, 1933.

Abstract: Records of the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Kent), dealing with felonies and trespasses. Contains Kent sessions of the peace, 1316-17, (assize rolls 397 and 398); Kent gaol deliveries, 1317, (gaol delivery roll 27, mm. 21-28); Appendix; lists and calendars for Kent.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Resources

See Also

  • Adultery (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Concubinage (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Chattels (in this legal Encyclopedia)

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward II of England

Court Records under Edward II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward II and Legal History

Court Records

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Chadwyck-Healey, Sir Charles E. H., and Lionel Landon, eds. Somersetshire Pleas (Civil and Criminal), From the Rolls of the Itinerant Justices. 4 Vols. Somerset Record Society Publications, 11, 36, 41, & 44. London: The Society, 1897-1929.

Abstract: English translation. Includes two great rolls of lesser assize taken before Bracton.

Vol. 1, The close of 12th century – 41 Henry III. Contains essoins, assizes, indictments and gaol delivery, amercements of the 1225 general sessions for assizes and gaol delivery, Somerset (nos. 102-398); civil and crown pleas, Somerset eyre, 1243 (nos. 421 – 1264); list of Somerset eyres, 1219-1243.

Vol. 2, 41 Henry III to the end of his reign;

Vol. 3, 1-7 Edward I;

Vol. 4, 8 Edward II pt.1 Civil pleas from the chief justice’s roll, plus additional entries in other rolls, excluding quo warranto, foreign pleas, essoins and attorneys membranes, for the 1280 Somerset eyre.

Hanawalt, Barbara, ed. Crime in East Anglia in the Fourteenth Century: Norfolk Gaol Delivery Rolls, 1307-1316. Norfolk Record Society Publications, 44. Norwich: Norfolk Record Society, 1976.

Abstract: Gaol delivery and assize rolls.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Arnold, Morris S., ed. Select Cases of Trespass in the King’s Courts, 1307-1399. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 100 for 1984 & 103 for 1987. London: Selden Society, 1985. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 59786008

Abstract: Vol. I contains cases selected from the plea rolls of the King’s Bench and Common Pleas arranged under thirteen headings: threats; assault and battery; besetting; false imprisonment; resisting legal process; rescuing or releasing prisoners; escaping from prison; abducting wives; abducting non-feudal wards and daughters; abducting servants and villeins; interfering with franchises and liberties; arresting goods; taking and carrying away goods. Vol. II contains indexes to both volumes.

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward II . The Selden Society (SS), 74 for 1955 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, Vol. IV). London: Quaritch, 1955. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580108Abstract: Reproduces select pleas from the original plea rolls of the Court of Edward II at the PRO. Vol. IV covers the years 1327-1306. Introduction discusses the origin of the court coram rege.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Leadam, Isaac S., and James F. Baldwin, eds. Select Cases Before the King’s Council, (1245-1482). The Selden Society (SS), 35 for 1918. London: Harvard University Press, 1918.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: “Contains 40 cases tried in the Council between 1245 and 1482. The Council was not a court of record and had no original rolls. Consequently the records are to be found among the Files of Ancient Petitions, the Chancery and Exchequer collections at the PRO, and the Parliamentary and Council Proceedings as well as in printed series, such as the Close Rolls.”

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Bateson, Mary, William H. Stevenson, John E. Stocks, and Helen Stocks, eds. Records of the Borough of Leicester Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Leicester. 4 Vols. London : Clay, 1899-1923.

Abstract: Volumes consist chiefly of extracts from the court rolls

of portmoot, merchant guild, coroner’s court, borough court and other local courts. Contents: Vol. 1, 1103-1327; Vol. 2, 1327-1509; Vol. 3, 1509-1603; Vol. 4, 1603-1688.

Gollancz, Marguerite, ed. Rolls of Northamptonshire Sessions of the Peace; Roll of the Supervisors, 1314-1316; Roll of the Keepers of the Peace, 1320. Northamptonshire Record Society Publications, 11. Kettering: Northamptonshire Record Society, 1940.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases Concerning the Law Merchant. 3 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 23 for 1908, 46 for 1929, 49 for 1932. London: Quaritch, 1908.

Abstract: Vol. 1, “Local Courts” contains numerous extracts, with translations from the Latin records of Fair Courts from 1270-1638; Vol. 2, “Central Courts,” includes cases drawn from the Curia Regis rolls, the Assize rolls, the records of the Courts of King’s Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, and Chancery proceedings, from 1239-1633, translated into English; Vol. 3, “Statutory Recognizances and Special Assizes,” is a supplementary volume which contains records of proceedings on statutory and official recognisances (Statutes Merchant and Statutes Staple) and a number of additional cases and documents concerning mercantile law.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases From the Coroners’ Rolls (1265-1413). The Selden Society (SS), 9 for 1896. London: Quaritch, 1896.

Abstract: The cases included are taken from the Rotuli Coronatorum found among the Assize rolls at the PRO. The coroners had their own rolls which were produced before the Justices of Assize. Most are of inquests, but there are some records of appeals of felony conducted by coroners before trial.

Jeayes, Isaac H., ed and trans. Court Rolls of the Borough of Colchester. Colchester: Borough of Colchester, 1921.

Abstract: Text in English. Contents: Vol. 1, 1310-1352; Vol. 2, 1353-1367; Vol. 3, 1372-1379.

Nottingham (England). Records of the Borough of Nottingham Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham. 9 Vols. London: Quaritch, 1882-.

Abstract: Contents: Vol. 1, 1155-1399; Vol. 2, 1399-1485; Vol. 3, 1485-1547; Vol. 4, 1547-1625; Vol. 5, 1625-1702; Vol. 6, 1702-1760; Vol. 7, 1760-1800; Vol. 8, 1800-1835; Vol. 9, 1836-1900. Extracts from the borough court rolls form a large part of these volumes.

Putnam, Bertha H., ed. Kent Keepers of the Peace, 1316-1317. Kent Archaeological Society Records, 13. Ashford: Headley Bros, 1933.

Abstract: Records of the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Kent), dealing with felonies and trespasses. Contains Kent sessions of the peace, 1316-17, (assize rolls 397 and 398); Kent gaol deliveries, 1317, (gaol delivery roll 27, mm. 21-28); Appendix; lists and calendars for Kent.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Resources

See Also

  • Exchequer (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Adultery (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Nuisance (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Medieval Roman Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)

Court Records

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Chadwyck-Healey, Sir Charles E. H., and Lionel Landon, eds. Somersetshire Pleas (Civil and Criminal), From the Rolls of the Itinerant Justices. 4 Vols. Somerset Record Society Publications, 11, 36, 41, & 44. London: The Society, 1897-1929.

Abstract: English translation. Includes two great rolls of lesser assize taken before Bracton.

Vol. 1, The close of 12th century – 41 Henry III. Contains essoins, assizes, indictments and gaol delivery, amercements of the 1225 general sessions for assizes and gaol delivery, Somerset (nos. 102-398); civil and crown pleas, Somerset eyre, 1243 (nos. 421 – 1264); list of Somerset eyres, 1219-1243.

Vol. 2, 41 Henry III to the end of his reign;

Vol. 3, 1-7 Edward I;

Vol. 4, 8 Edward II pt.1 Civil pleas from the chief justice’s roll, plus additional entries in other rolls, excluding quo warranto, foreign pleas, essoins and attorneys membranes, for the 1280 Somerset eyre.

Hanawalt, Barbara, ed. Crime in East Anglia in the Fourteenth Century: Norfolk Gaol Delivery Rolls, 1307-1316. Norfolk Record Society Publications, 44. Norwich: Norfolk Record Society, 1976.

Abstract: Gaol delivery and assize rolls.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Arnold, Morris S., ed. Select Cases of Trespass in the King’s Courts, 1307-1399. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 100 for 1984 & 103 for 1987. London: Selden Society, 1985. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 59786008

Abstract: Vol. I contains cases selected from the plea rolls of the King’s Bench and Common Pleas arranged under thirteen headings: threats; assault and battery; besetting; false imprisonment; resisting legal process; rescuing or releasing prisoners; escaping from prison; abducting wives; abducting non-feudal wards and daughters; abducting servants and villeins; interfering with franchises and liberties; arresting goods; taking and carrying away goods. Vol. II contains indexes to both volumes.

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward II . The Selden Society (SS), 74 for 1955 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, Vol. IV). London: Quaritch, 1955. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580108Abstract: Reproduces select pleas from the original plea rolls of the Court of Edward II at the PRO. Vol. IV covers the years 1327-1306. Introduction discusses the origin of the court coram rege.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Leadam, Isaac S., and James F. Baldwin, eds. Select Cases Before the King’s Council, (1245-1482). The Selden Society (SS), 35 for 1918. London: Harvard University Press, 1918.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: “Contains 40 cases tried in the Council between 1245 and 1482. The Council was not a court of record and had no original rolls. Consequently the records are to be found among the Files of Ancient Petitions, the Chancery and Exchequer collections at the PRO, and the Parliamentary and Council Proceedings as well as in printed series, such as the Close Rolls.”

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Bateson, Mary, William H. Stevenson, John E. Stocks, and Helen Stocks, eds. Records of the Borough of Leicester Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Leicester. 4 Vols. London : Clay, 1899-1923.

Abstract: Volumes consist chiefly of extracts from the court rolls

of portmoot, merchant guild, coroner’s court, borough court and other local courts. Contents: Vol. 1, 1103-1327; Vol. 2, 1327-1509; Vol. 3, 1509-1603; Vol. 4, 1603-1688.

Gollancz, Marguerite, ed. Rolls of Northamptonshire Sessions of the Peace; Roll of the Supervisors, 1314-1316; Roll of the Keepers of the Peace, 1320. Northamptonshire Record Society Publications, 11. Kettering: Northamptonshire Record Society, 1940.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases Concerning the Law Merchant. 3 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 23 for 1908, 46 for 1929, 49 for 1932. London: Quaritch, 1908.

Abstract: Vol. 1, “Local Courts” contains numerous extracts, with translations from the Latin records of Fair Courts from 1270-1638; Vol. 2, “Central Courts,” includes cases drawn from the Curia Regis rolls, the Assize rolls, the records of the Courts of King’s Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, and Chancery proceedings, from 1239-1633, translated into English; Vol. 3, “Statutory Recognizances and Special Assizes,” is a supplementary volume which contains records of proceedings on statutory and official recognisances (Statutes Merchant and Statutes Staple) and a number of additional cases and documents concerning mercantile law.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases From the Coroners’ Rolls (1265-1413). The Selden Society (SS), 9 for 1896. London: Quaritch, 1896.

Abstract: The cases included are taken from the Rotuli Coronatorum found among the Assize rolls at the PRO. The coroners had their own rolls which were produced before the Justices of Assize. Most are of inquests, but there are some records of appeals of felony conducted by coroners before trial.

Jeayes, Isaac H., ed and trans. Court Rolls of the Borough of Colchester. Colchester: Borough of Colchester, 1921.

Abstract: Text in English. Contents: Vol. 1, 1310-1352; Vol. 2, 1353-1367; Vol. 3, 1372-1379.

Nottingham (England). Records of the Borough of Nottingham Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham. 9 Vols. London: Quaritch, 1882-.

Abstract: Contents: Vol. 1, 1155-1399; Vol. 2, 1399-1485; Vol. 3, 1485-1547; Vol. 4, 1547-1625; Vol. 5, 1625-1702; Vol. 6, 1702-1760; Vol. 7, 1760-1800; Vol. 8, 1800-1835; Vol. 9, 1836-1900. Extracts from the borough court rolls form a large part of these volumes.

Putnam, Bertha H., ed. Kent Keepers of the Peace, 1316-1317. Kent Archaeological Society Records, 13. Ashford: Headley Bros, 1933.

Abstract: Records of the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Kent), dealing with felonies and trespasses. Contains Kent sessions of the peace, 1316-17, (assize rolls 397 and 398); Kent gaol deliveries, 1317, (gaol delivery roll 27, mm. 21-28); Appendix; lists and calendars for Kent.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Resources

See Also

  • Trespass (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Peasant (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Medieval Punishment (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Quasi-Contract (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Religious Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward II of England

Court Records under Edward II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward II and Legal History

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward II of England

Court Records under Edward II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward II and Legal History

Court Records

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Chadwyck-Healey, Sir Charles E. H., and Lionel Landon, eds. Somersetshire Pleas (Civil and Criminal), From the Rolls of the Itinerant Justices. 4 Vols. Somerset Record Society Publications, 11, 36, 41, & 44. London: The Society, 1897-1929.

Abstract: English translation. Includes two great rolls of lesser assize taken before Bracton.

Vol. 1, The close of 12th century – 41 Henry III. Contains essoins, assizes, indictments and gaol delivery, amercements of the 1225 general sessions for assizes and gaol delivery, Somerset (nos. 102-398); civil and crown pleas, Somerset eyre, 1243 (nos. 421 – 1264); list of Somerset eyres, 1219-1243.

Vol. 2, 41 Henry III to the end of his reign;

Vol. 3, 1-7 Edward I;

Vol. 4, 8 Edward II pt.1 Civil pleas from the chief justice’s roll, plus additional entries in other rolls, excluding quo warranto, foreign pleas, essoins and attorneys membranes, for the 1280 Somerset eyre.

Hanawalt, Barbara, ed. Crime in East Anglia in the Fourteenth Century: Norfolk Gaol Delivery Rolls, 1307-1316. Norfolk Record Society Publications, 44. Norwich: Norfolk Record Society, 1976.

Abstract: Gaol delivery and assize rolls.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Arnold, Morris S., ed. Select Cases of Trespass in the King’s Courts, 1307-1399. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 100 for 1984 & 103 for 1987. London: Selden Society, 1985. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 59786008

Abstract: Vol. I contains cases selected from the plea rolls of the King’s Bench and Common Pleas arranged under thirteen headings: threats; assault and battery; besetting; false imprisonment; resisting legal process; rescuing or releasing prisoners; escaping from prison; abducting wives; abducting non-feudal wards and daughters; abducting servants and villeins; interfering with franchises and liberties; arresting goods; taking and carrying away goods. Vol. II contains indexes to both volumes.

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward II . The Selden Society (SS), 74 for 1955 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, Vol. IV). London: Quaritch, 1955. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580108Abstract: Reproduces select pleas from the original plea rolls of the Court of Edward II at the PRO. Vol. IV covers the years 1327-1306. Introduction discusses the origin of the court coram rege.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Leadam, Isaac S., and James F. Baldwin, eds. Select Cases Before the King’s Council, (1245-1482). The Selden Society (SS), 35 for 1918. London: Harvard University Press, 1918.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: “Contains 40 cases tried in the Council between 1245 and 1482. The Council was not a court of record and had no original rolls. Consequently the records are to be found among the Files of Ancient Petitions, the Chancery and Exchequer collections at the PRO, and the Parliamentary and Council Proceedings as well as in printed series, such as the Close Rolls.”

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Bateson, Mary, William H. Stevenson, John E. Stocks, and Helen Stocks, eds. Records of the Borough of Leicester Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Leicester. 4 Vols. London : Clay, 1899-1923.

Abstract: Volumes consist chiefly of extracts from the court rolls

of portmoot, merchant guild, coroner’s court, borough court and other local courts. Contents: Vol. 1, 1103-1327; Vol. 2, 1327-1509; Vol. 3, 1509-1603; Vol. 4, 1603-1688.

Gollancz, Marguerite, ed. Rolls of Northamptonshire Sessions of the Peace; Roll of the Supervisors, 1314-1316; Roll of the Keepers of the Peace, 1320. Northamptonshire Record Society Publications, 11. Kettering: Northamptonshire Record Society, 1940.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases Concerning the Law Merchant. 3 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 23 for 1908, 46 for 1929, 49 for 1932. London: Quaritch, 1908.

Abstract: Vol. 1, “Local Courts” contains numerous extracts, with translations from the Latin records of Fair Courts from 1270-1638; Vol. 2, “Central Courts,” includes cases drawn from the Curia Regis rolls, the Assize rolls, the records of the Courts of King’s Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, and Chancery proceedings, from 1239-1633, translated into English; Vol. 3, “Statutory Recognizances and Special Assizes,” is a supplementary volume which contains records of proceedings on statutory and official recognisances (Statutes Merchant and Statutes Staple) and a number of additional cases and documents concerning mercantile law.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases From the Coroners’ Rolls (1265-1413). The Selden Society (SS), 9 for 1896. London: Quaritch, 1896.

Abstract: The cases included are taken from the Rotuli Coronatorum found among the Assize rolls at the PRO. The coroners had their own rolls which were produced before the Justices of Assize. Most are of inquests, but there are some records of appeals of felony conducted by coroners before trial.

Jeayes, Isaac H., ed and trans. Court Rolls of the Borough of Colchester. Colchester: Borough of Colchester, 1921.

Abstract: Text in English. Contents: Vol. 1, 1310-1352; Vol. 2, 1353-1367; Vol. 3, 1372-1379.

Nottingham (England). Records of the Borough of Nottingham Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham. 9 Vols. London: Quaritch, 1882-.

Abstract: Contents: Vol. 1, 1155-1399; Vol. 2, 1399-1485; Vol. 3, 1485-1547; Vol. 4, 1547-1625; Vol. 5, 1625-1702; Vol. 6, 1702-1760; Vol. 7, 1760-1800; Vol. 8, 1800-1835; Vol. 9, 1836-1900. Extracts from the borough court rolls form a large part of these volumes.

Putnam, Bertha H., ed. Kent Keepers of the Peace, 1316-1317. Kent Archaeological Society Records, 13. Ashford: Headley Bros, 1933.

Abstract: Records of the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Kent), dealing with felonies and trespasses. Contains Kent sessions of the peace, 1316-17, (assize rolls 397 and 398); Kent gaol deliveries, 1317, (gaol delivery roll 27, mm. 21-28); Appendix; lists and calendars for Kent.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Resources

See Also

  • Exchequer (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Adultery (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Nuisance (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Medieval Roman Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)

Court Records

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Chadwyck-Healey, Sir Charles E. H., and Lionel Landon, eds. Somersetshire Pleas (Civil and Criminal), From the Rolls of the Itinerant Justices. 4 Vols. Somerset Record Society Publications, 11, 36, 41, & 44. London: The Society, 1897-1929.

Abstract: English translation. Includes two great rolls of lesser assize taken before Bracton.

Vol. 1, The close of 12th century – 41 Henry III. Contains essoins, assizes, indictments and gaol delivery, amercements of the 1225 general sessions for assizes and gaol delivery, Somerset (nos. 102-398); civil and crown pleas, Somerset eyre, 1243 (nos. 421 – 1264); list of Somerset eyres, 1219-1243.

Vol. 2, 41 Henry III to the end of his reign;

Vol. 3, 1-7 Edward I;

Vol. 4, 8 Edward II pt.1 Civil pleas from the chief justice’s roll, plus additional entries in other rolls, excluding quo warranto, foreign pleas, essoins and attorneys membranes, for the 1280 Somerset eyre.

Hanawalt, Barbara, ed. Crime in East Anglia in the Fourteenth Century: Norfolk Gaol Delivery Rolls, 1307-1316. Norfolk Record Society Publications, 44. Norwich: Norfolk Record Society, 1976.

Abstract: Gaol delivery and assize rolls.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Arnold, Morris S., ed. Select Cases of Trespass in the King’s Courts, 1307-1399. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 100 for 1984 & 103 for 1987. London: Selden Society, 1985. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 59786008

Abstract: Vol. I contains cases selected from the plea rolls of the King’s Bench and Common Pleas arranged under thirteen headings: threats; assault and battery; besetting; false imprisonment; resisting legal process; rescuing or releasing prisoners; escaping from prison; abducting wives; abducting non-feudal wards and daughters; abducting servants and villeins; interfering with franchises and liberties; arresting goods; taking and carrying away goods. Vol. II contains indexes to both volumes.

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward II . The Selden Society (SS), 74 for 1955 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, Vol. IV). London: Quaritch, 1955. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580108Abstract: Reproduces select pleas from the original plea rolls of the Court of Edward II at the PRO. Vol. IV covers the years 1327-1306. Introduction discusses the origin of the court coram rege.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Leadam, Isaac S., and James F. Baldwin, eds. Select Cases Before the King’s Council, (1245-1482). The Selden Society (SS), 35 for 1918. London: Harvard University Press, 1918.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: “Contains 40 cases tried in the Council between 1245 and 1482. The Council was not a court of record and had no original rolls. Consequently the records are to be found among the Files of Ancient Petitions, the Chancery and Exchequer collections at the PRO, and the Parliamentary and Council Proceedings as well as in printed series, such as the Close Rolls.”

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Bateson, Mary, William H. Stevenson, John E. Stocks, and Helen Stocks, eds. Records of the Borough of Leicester Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Leicester. 4 Vols. London : Clay, 1899-1923.

Abstract: Volumes consist chiefly of extracts from the court rolls

of portmoot, merchant guild, coroner’s court, borough court and other local courts. Contents: Vol. 1, 1103-1327; Vol. 2, 1327-1509; Vol. 3, 1509-1603; Vol. 4, 1603-1688.

Gollancz, Marguerite, ed. Rolls of Northamptonshire Sessions of the Peace; Roll of the Supervisors, 1314-1316; Roll of the Keepers of the Peace, 1320. Northamptonshire Record Society Publications, 11. Kettering: Northamptonshire Record Society, 1940.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases Concerning the Law Merchant. 3 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 23 for 1908, 46 for 1929, 49 for 1932. London: Quaritch, 1908.

Abstract: Vol. 1, “Local Courts” contains numerous extracts, with translations from the Latin records of Fair Courts from 1270-1638; Vol. 2, “Central Courts,” includes cases drawn from the Curia Regis rolls, the Assize rolls, the records of the Courts of King’s Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, and Chancery proceedings, from 1239-1633, translated into English; Vol. 3, “Statutory Recognizances and Special Assizes,” is a supplementary volume which contains records of proceedings on statutory and official recognisances (Statutes Merchant and Statutes Staple) and a number of additional cases and documents concerning mercantile law.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases From the Coroners’ Rolls (1265-1413). The Selden Society (SS), 9 for 1896. London: Quaritch, 1896.

Abstract: The cases included are taken from the Rotuli Coronatorum found among the Assize rolls at the PRO. The coroners had their own rolls which were produced before the Justices of Assize. Most are of inquests, but there are some records of appeals of felony conducted by coroners before trial.

Jeayes, Isaac H., ed and trans. Court Rolls of the Borough of Colchester. Colchester: Borough of Colchester, 1921.

Abstract: Text in English. Contents: Vol. 1, 1310-1352; Vol. 2, 1353-1367; Vol. 3, 1372-1379.

Nottingham (England). Records of the Borough of Nottingham Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham. 9 Vols. London: Quaritch, 1882-.

Abstract: Contents: Vol. 1, 1155-1399; Vol. 2, 1399-1485; Vol. 3, 1485-1547; Vol. 4, 1547-1625; Vol. 5, 1625-1702; Vol. 6, 1702-1760; Vol. 7, 1760-1800; Vol. 8, 1800-1835; Vol. 9, 1836-1900. Extracts from the borough court rolls form a large part of these volumes.

Putnam, Bertha H., ed. Kent Keepers of the Peace, 1316-1317. Kent Archaeological Society Records, 13. Ashford: Headley Bros, 1933.

Abstract: Records of the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Kent), dealing with felonies and trespasses. Contains Kent sessions of the peace, 1316-17, (assize rolls 397 and 398); Kent gaol deliveries, 1317, (gaol delivery roll 27, mm. 21-28); Appendix; lists and calendars for Kent.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Resources

See Also

  • Adultery (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Concubinage (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Chattels (in this legal Encyclopedia)

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward II of England

Court Records under Edward II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward II and Legal History

Court Records

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Chadwyck-Healey, Sir Charles E. H., and Lionel Landon, eds. Somersetshire Pleas (Civil and Criminal), From the Rolls of the Itinerant Justices. 4 Vols. Somerset Record Society Publications, 11, 36, 41, & 44. London: The Society, 1897-1929.

Abstract: English translation. Includes two great rolls of lesser assize taken before Bracton.

Vol. 1, The close of 12th century – 41 Henry III. Contains essoins, assizes, indictments and gaol delivery, amercements of the 1225 general sessions for assizes and gaol delivery, Somerset (nos. 102-398); civil and crown pleas, Somerset eyre, 1243 (nos. 421 – 1264); list of Somerset eyres, 1219-1243.

Vol. 2, 41 Henry III to the end of his reign;

Vol. 3, 1-7 Edward I;

Vol. 4, 8 Edward II pt.1 Civil pleas from the chief justice’s roll, plus additional entries in other rolls, excluding quo warranto, foreign pleas, essoins and attorneys membranes, for the 1280 Somerset eyre.

Hanawalt, Barbara, ed. Crime in East Anglia in the Fourteenth Century: Norfolk Gaol Delivery Rolls, 1307-1316. Norfolk Record Society Publications, 44. Norwich: Norfolk Record Society, 1976.

Abstract: Gaol delivery and assize rolls.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Arnold, Morris S., ed. Select Cases of Trespass in the King’s Courts, 1307-1399. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 100 for 1984 & 103 for 1987. London: Selden Society, 1985. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 59786008

Abstract: Vol. I contains cases selected from the plea rolls of the King’s Bench and Common Pleas arranged under thirteen headings: threats; assault and battery; besetting; false imprisonment; resisting legal process; rescuing or releasing prisoners; escaping from prison; abducting wives; abducting non-feudal wards and daughters; abducting servants and villeins; interfering with franchises and liberties; arresting goods; taking and carrying away goods. Vol. II contains indexes to both volumes.

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward II . The Selden Society (SS), 74 for 1955 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, Vol. IV). London: Quaritch, 1955. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580108Abstract: Reproduces select pleas from the original plea rolls of the Court of Edward II at the PRO. Vol. IV covers the years 1327-1306. Introduction discusses the origin of the court coram rege.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Leadam, Isaac S., and James F. Baldwin, eds. Select Cases Before the King’s Council, (1245-1482). The Selden Society (SS), 35 for 1918. London: Harvard University Press, 1918.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: “Contains 40 cases tried in the Council between 1245 and 1482. The Council was not a court of record and had no original rolls. Consequently the records are to be found among the Files of Ancient Petitions, the Chancery and Exchequer collections at the PRO, and the Parliamentary and Council Proceedings as well as in printed series, such as the Close Rolls.”

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Bateson, Mary, William H. Stevenson, John E. Stocks, and Helen Stocks, eds. Records of the Borough of Leicester Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Leicester. 4 Vols. London : Clay, 1899-1923.

Abstract: Volumes consist chiefly of extracts from the court rolls

of portmoot, merchant guild, coroner’s court, borough court and other local courts. Contents: Vol. 1, 1103-1327; Vol. 2, 1327-1509; Vol. 3, 1509-1603; Vol. 4, 1603-1688.

Gollancz, Marguerite, ed. Rolls of Northamptonshire Sessions of the Peace; Roll of the Supervisors, 1314-1316; Roll of the Keepers of the Peace, 1320. Northamptonshire Record Society Publications, 11. Kettering: Northamptonshire Record Society, 1940.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases Concerning the Law Merchant. 3 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 23 for 1908, 46 for 1929, 49 for 1932. London: Quaritch, 1908.

Abstract: Vol. 1, “Local Courts” contains numerous extracts, with translations from the Latin records of Fair Courts from 1270-1638; Vol. 2, “Central Courts,” includes cases drawn from the Curia Regis rolls, the Assize rolls, the records of the Courts of King’s Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, and Chancery proceedings, from 1239-1633, translated into English; Vol. 3, “Statutory Recognizances and Special Assizes,” is a supplementary volume which contains records of proceedings on statutory and official recognisances (Statutes Merchant and Statutes Staple) and a number of additional cases and documents concerning mercantile law.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases From the Coroners’ Rolls (1265-1413). The Selden Society (SS), 9 for 1896. London: Quaritch, 1896.

Abstract: The cases included are taken from the Rotuli Coronatorum found among the Assize rolls at the PRO. The coroners had their own rolls which were produced before the Justices of Assize. Most are of inquests, but there are some records of appeals of felony conducted by coroners before trial.

Jeayes, Isaac H., ed and trans. Court Rolls of the Borough of Colchester. Colchester: Borough of Colchester, 1921.

Abstract: Text in English. Contents: Vol. 1, 1310-1352; Vol. 2, 1353-1367; Vol. 3, 1372-1379.

Nottingham (England). Records of the Borough of Nottingham Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham. 9 Vols. London: Quaritch, 1882-.

Abstract: Contents: Vol. 1, 1155-1399; Vol. 2, 1399-1485; Vol. 3, 1485-1547; Vol. 4, 1547-1625; Vol. 5, 1625-1702; Vol. 6, 1702-1760; Vol. 7, 1760-1800; Vol. 8, 1800-1835; Vol. 9, 1836-1900. Extracts from the borough court rolls form a large part of these volumes.

Putnam, Bertha H., ed. Kent Keepers of the Peace, 1316-1317. Kent Archaeological Society Records, 13. Ashford: Headley Bros, 1933.

Abstract: Records of the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Kent), dealing with felonies and trespasses. Contains Kent sessions of the peace, 1316-17, (assize rolls 397 and 398); Kent gaol deliveries, 1317, (gaol delivery roll 27, mm. 21-28); Appendix; lists and calendars for Kent.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Resources

See Also

  • Exchequer (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Adultery (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Nuisance (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Medieval Roman Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)

Court Records

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Chadwyck-Healey, Sir Charles E. H., and Lionel Landon, eds. Somersetshire Pleas (Civil and Criminal), From the Rolls of the Itinerant Justices. 4 Vols. Somerset Record Society Publications, 11, 36, 41, & 44. London: The Society, 1897-1929.

Abstract: English translation. Includes two great rolls of lesser assize taken before Bracton.

Vol. 1, The close of 12th century – 41 Henry III. Contains essoins, assizes, indictments and gaol delivery, amercements of the 1225 general sessions for assizes and gaol delivery, Somerset (nos. 102-398); civil and crown pleas, Somerset eyre, 1243 (nos. 421 – 1264); list of Somerset eyres, 1219-1243.

Vol. 2, 41 Henry III to the end of his reign;

Vol. 3, 1-7 Edward I;

Vol. 4, 8 Edward II pt.1 Civil pleas from the chief justice’s roll, plus additional entries in other rolls, excluding quo warranto, foreign pleas, essoins and attorneys membranes, for the 1280 Somerset eyre.

Hanawalt, Barbara, ed. Crime in East Anglia in the Fourteenth Century: Norfolk Gaol Delivery Rolls, 1307-1316. Norfolk Record Society Publications, 44. Norwich: Norfolk Record Society, 1976.

Abstract: Gaol delivery and assize rolls.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Legal Materials

(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Arnold, Morris S., ed. Select Cases of Trespass in the King’s Courts, 1307-1399. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 100 for 1984 & 103 for 1987. London: Selden Society, 1985. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 59786008

Abstract: Vol. I contains cases selected from the plea rolls of the King’s Bench and Common Pleas arranged under thirteen headings: threats; assault and battery; besetting; false imprisonment; resisting legal process; rescuing or releasing prisoners; escaping from prison; abducting wives; abducting non-feudal wards and daughters; abducting servants and villeins; interfering with franchises and liberties; arresting goods; taking and carrying away goods. Vol. II contains indexes to both volumes.

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward II . The Selden Society (SS), 74 for 1955 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, Vol. IV). London: Quaritch, 1955. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580108Abstract: Reproduces select pleas from the original plea rolls of the Court of Edward II at the PRO. Vol. IV covers the years 1327-1306. Introduction discusses the origin of the court coram rege.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

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(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Leadam, Isaac S., and James F. Baldwin, eds. Select Cases Before the King’s Council, (1245-1482). The Selden Society (SS), 35 for 1918. London: Harvard University Press, 1918.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: “Contains 40 cases tried in the Council between 1245 and 1482. The Council was not a court of record and had no original rolls. Consequently the records are to be found among the Files of Ancient Petitions, the Chancery and Exchequer collections at the PRO, and the Parliamentary and Council Proceedings as well as in printed series, such as the Close Rolls.”

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

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(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Bateson, Mary, William H. Stevenson, John E. Stocks, and Helen Stocks, eds. Records of the Borough of Leicester Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Leicester. 4 Vols. London : Clay, 1899-1923.

Abstract: Volumes consist chiefly of extracts from the court rolls

of portmoot, merchant guild, coroner’s court, borough court and other local courts. Contents: Vol. 1, 1103-1327; Vol. 2, 1327-1509; Vol. 3, 1509-1603; Vol. 4, 1603-1688.

Gollancz, Marguerite, ed. Rolls of Northamptonshire Sessions of the Peace; Roll of the Supervisors, 1314-1316; Roll of the Keepers of the Peace, 1320. Northamptonshire Record Society Publications, 11. Kettering: Northamptonshire Record Society, 1940.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases Concerning the Law Merchant. 3 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 23 for 1908, 46 for 1929, 49 for 1932. London: Quaritch, 1908.

Abstract: Vol. 1, “Local Courts” contains numerous extracts, with translations from the Latin records of Fair Courts from 1270-1638; Vol. 2, “Central Courts,” includes cases drawn from the Curia Regis rolls, the Assize rolls, the records of the Courts of King’s Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, and Chancery proceedings, from 1239-1633, translated into English; Vol. 3, “Statutory Recognizances and Special Assizes,” is a supplementary volume which contains records of proceedings on statutory and official recognisances (Statutes Merchant and Statutes Staple) and a number of additional cases and documents concerning mercantile law.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases From the Coroners’ Rolls (1265-1413). The Selden Society (SS), 9 for 1896. London: Quaritch, 1896.

Abstract: The cases included are taken from the Rotuli Coronatorum found among the Assize rolls at the PRO. The coroners had their own rolls which were produced before the Justices of Assize. Most are of inquests, but there are some records of appeals of felony conducted by coroners before trial.

Jeayes, Isaac H., ed and trans. Court Rolls of the Borough of Colchester. Colchester: Borough of Colchester, 1921.

Abstract: Text in English. Contents: Vol. 1, 1310-1352; Vol. 2, 1353-1367; Vol. 3, 1372-1379.

Nottingham (England). Records of the Borough of Nottingham Being a Series of Extracts From the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham. 9 Vols. London: Quaritch, 1882-.

Abstract: Contents: Vol. 1, 1155-1399; Vol. 2, 1399-1485; Vol. 3, 1485-1547; Vol. 4, 1547-1625; Vol. 5, 1625-1702; Vol. 6, 1702-1760; Vol. 7, 1760-1800; Vol. 8, 1800-1835; Vol. 9, 1836-1900. Extracts from the borough court rolls form a large part of these volumes.

Putnam, Bertha H., ed. Kent Keepers of the Peace, 1316-1317. Kent Archaeological Society Records, 13. Ashford: Headley Bros, 1933.

Abstract: Records of the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Kent), dealing with felonies and trespasses. Contains Kent sessions of the peace, 1316-17, (assize rolls 397 and 398); Kent gaol deliveries, 1317, (gaol delivery roll 27, mm. 21-28); Appendix; lists and calendars for Kent.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

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