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Court Records under Edward Iii in United Kingdom

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward III of England

Court Records under Edward III and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward III and Legal History

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward III of England

Court Records under Edward III and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward III and Legal History

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward III of England

Court Records under Edward III and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward III and Legal History

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): 57331937Abstract: 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.

Flower, Cyril T., ed. Public Works in Medieval Law. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 32 for 1915, 40 for 1923. London: Quaritch, 1915. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 153877385Abstract: “Consists of cases taken from Ancient Indictments and the coram rege rolls, relating to local public works, especially the maintenance of roads, bridges and sewers during the reigns of Edward III and Richard II. The cases are arranged in alphabetical order of county.”

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward III. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 76 for 1957, 82 for 1965 (Select Cases in the Court of the King’s Bench, Vols. V & VI). London: Quaritch, 1957. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 57331937Abstract: Reproduces selected cases from the original plea rolls of the Court of King’s Bench at the PRO. Contents: Vol. V. (SS, Vol. 76) AD 1327-1340; Vol.VI. (SS, Vol. 82) AD 1341-1377.

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.”

Turner, George J., ed. Select Pleas of the Forest. The Selden Society (SS), 13 for 1899. London: Quaritch, 1901.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: Contains extracts from the Forest Eyre rolls of the years 1209, 1255, 1257, 1269, 1270, 1272, 1287, and 1344. Consists of perambulations, claims, presentments, and other proceedings such as trials for poaching and trespass in the Forests. The editor’s introduction to this volume constitutes a very substantial monograph on forest law and organization in the 13th century. The full text of the Charter of the Forest of 1217 is included.

Turton, Robert B., ed. The Honor and Forest of Pickering 4 Vols. North Riding Record Publications, n.s., 1-4. London: North Riding Record Society, 1894-1897.

Abstract: Consists primarily of Duchy of Lancaster records. Contains extracts from the Forest Rolls and Coram Rege Rolls. Pleas before the itinerant justices of the forest for 1334-8 are given in vol. 2, 49-200, vol. 3, 1-185, and vol. 4, 1-69.

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.

Fowler, George H., ed. Rolls From the Office of the Sheriff of Beds. and Bucks., 1332-1334. Bedfordshire Historical Record Society Quarto Memoirs, 3. Aspley Guise: The Society, 1929.

Abstract: Contents:

Pt. I, Introductory material

Pt. II, The sheriff’s roll of writs and returns, 1333-1334; General relations of the roll. Subject matter of the roll. Conspectus curiarum; Conspectus brevium; Select entries (Latin)

Pt. III, The county roll, 1332-1333; General relations of the roll; The county court; Transcript of the county roll (Latin); Collected entries of the county roll.

Pt. IV, Addenda.

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.

Kimball, Elisabeth G., ed. Rolls of the Gloucestershire Sessions of the Peace 1361-1398. Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 62. Kendal : Titus Wilson, 1942.

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.

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

  • Superior Courts of Common Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Conversion (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Canon Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Deceit (in this legal Encyclopedia)

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): 57331937Abstract: 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.

Flower, Cyril T., ed. Public Works in Medieval Law. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 32 for 1915, 40 for 1923. London: Quaritch, 1915. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 153877385Abstract: “Consists of cases taken from Ancient Indictments and the coram rege rolls, relating to local public works, especially the maintenance of roads, bridges and sewers during the reigns of Edward III and Richard II. The cases are arranged in alphabetical order of county.”

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward III. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 76 for 1957, 82 for 1965 (Select Cases in the Court of the King’s Bench, Vols. V & VI). London: Quaritch, 1957. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 57331937Abstract: Reproduces selected cases from the original plea rolls of the Court of King’s Bench at the PRO. Contents: Vol. V. (SS, Vol. 76) AD 1327-1340; Vol.VI. (SS, Vol. 82) AD 1341-1377.

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.”

Turner, George J., ed. Select Pleas of the Forest. The Selden Society (SS), 13 for 1899. London: Quaritch, 1901.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: Contains extracts from the Forest Eyre rolls of the years 1209, 1255, 1257, 1269, 1270, 1272, 1287, and 1344. Consists of perambulations, claims, presentments, and other proceedings such as trials for poaching and trespass in the Forests. The editor’s introduction to this volume constitutes a very substantial monograph on forest law and organization in the 13th century. The full text of the Charter of the Forest of 1217 is included.

Turton, Robert B., ed. The Honor and Forest of Pickering 4 Vols. North Riding Record Publications, n.s., 1-4. London: North Riding Record Society, 1894-1897.

Abstract: Consists primarily of Duchy of Lancaster records. Contains extracts from the Forest Rolls and Coram Rege Rolls. Pleas before the itinerant justices of the forest for 1334-8 are given in vol. 2, 49-200, vol. 3, 1-185, and vol. 4, 1-69.

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.

Fowler, George H., ed. Rolls From the Office of the Sheriff of Beds. and Bucks., 1332-1334. Bedfordshire Historical Record Society Quarto Memoirs, 3. Aspley Guise: The Society, 1929.

Abstract: Contents:

Pt. I, Introductory material

Pt. II, The sheriff’s roll of writs and returns, 1333-1334; General relations of the roll. Subject matter of the roll. Conspectus curiarum; Conspectus brevium; Select entries (Latin)

Pt. III, The county roll, 1332-1333; General relations of the roll; The county court; Transcript of the county roll (Latin); Collected entries of the county roll.

Pt. IV, Addenda.

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.

Kimball, Elisabeth G., ed. Rolls of the Gloucestershire Sessions of the Peace 1361-1398. Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 62. Kendal : Titus Wilson, 1942.

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.

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

  • Religious Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Law Merchant (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Pleas of the Crown (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Marriage (in this legal Encyclopedia)

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward III of England

Court Records under Edward III and Medieval Law

Court Records under Edward III and Legal History

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): 57331937Abstract: 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.

Flower, Cyril T., ed. Public Works in Medieval Law. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 32 for 1915, 40 for 1923. London: Quaritch, 1915. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 153877385Abstract: “Consists of cases taken from Ancient Indictments and the coram rege rolls, relating to local public works, especially the maintenance of roads, bridges and sewers during the reigns of Edward III and Richard II. The cases are arranged in alphabetical order of county.”

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward III. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 76 for 1957, 82 for 1965 (Select Cases in the Court of the King’s Bench, Vols. V & VI). London: Quaritch, 1957. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 57331937Abstract: Reproduces selected cases from the original plea rolls of the Court of King’s Bench at the PRO. Contents: Vol. V. (SS, Vol. 76) AD 1327-1340; Vol.VI. (SS, Vol. 82) AD 1341-1377.

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.”

Turner, George J., ed. Select Pleas of the Forest. The Selden Society (SS), 13 for 1899. London: Quaritch, 1901.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: Contains extracts from the Forest Eyre rolls of the years 1209, 1255, 1257, 1269, 1270, 1272, 1287, and 1344. Consists of perambulations, claims, presentments, and other proceedings such as trials for poaching and trespass in the Forests. The editor’s introduction to this volume constitutes a very substantial monograph on forest law and organization in the 13th century. The full text of the Charter of the Forest of 1217 is included.

Turton, Robert B., ed. The Honor and Forest of Pickering 4 Vols. North Riding Record Publications, n.s., 1-4. London: North Riding Record Society, 1894-1897.

Abstract: Consists primarily of Duchy of Lancaster records. Contains extracts from the Forest Rolls and Coram Rege Rolls. Pleas before the itinerant justices of the forest for 1334-8 are given in vol. 2, 49-200, vol. 3, 1-185, and vol. 4, 1-69.

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.

Fowler, George H., ed. Rolls From the Office of the Sheriff of Beds. and Bucks., 1332-1334. Bedfordshire Historical Record Society Quarto Memoirs, 3. Aspley Guise: The Society, 1929.

Abstract: Contents:

Pt. I, Introductory material

Pt. II, The sheriff’s roll of writs and returns, 1333-1334; General relations of the roll. Subject matter of the roll. Conspectus curiarum; Conspectus brevium; Select entries (Latin)

Pt. III, The county roll, 1332-1333; General relations of the roll; The county court; Transcript of the county roll (Latin); Collected entries of the county roll.

Pt. IV, Addenda.

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.

Kimball, Elisabeth G., ed. Rolls of the Gloucestershire Sessions of the Peace 1361-1398. Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 62. Kendal : Titus Wilson, 1942.

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.

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

  • Superior Courts of Common Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Conversion (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Canon Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Deceit (in this legal Encyclopedia)

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): 57331937Abstract: 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.

Flower, Cyril T., ed. Public Works in Medieval Law. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 32 for 1915, 40 for 1923. London: Quaritch, 1915. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 153877385Abstract: “Consists of cases taken from Ancient Indictments and the coram rege rolls, relating to local public works, especially the maintenance of roads, bridges and sewers during the reigns of Edward III and Richard II. The cases are arranged in alphabetical order of county.”

Sayles, George O., ed. Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench Under Edward III. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 76 for 1957, 82 for 1965 (Select Cases in the Court of the King’s Bench, Vols. V & VI). London: Quaritch, 1957. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 57331937Abstract: Reproduces selected cases from the original plea rolls of the Court of King’s Bench at the PRO. Contents: Vol. V. (SS, Vol. 76) AD 1327-1340; Vol.VI. (SS, Vol. 82) AD 1341-1377.

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.”

Turner, George J., ed. Select Pleas of the Forest. The Selden Society (SS), 13 for 1899. London: Quaritch, 1901.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: Contains extracts from the Forest Eyre rolls of the years 1209, 1255, 1257, 1269, 1270, 1272, 1287, and 1344. Consists of perambulations, claims, presentments, and other proceedings such as trials for poaching and trespass in the Forests. The editor’s introduction to this volume constitutes a very substantial monograph on forest law and organization in the 13th century. The full text of the Charter of the Forest of 1217 is included.

Turton, Robert B., ed. The Honor and Forest of Pickering 4 Vols. North Riding Record Publications, n.s., 1-4. London: North Riding Record Society, 1894-1897.

Abstract: Consists primarily of Duchy of Lancaster records. Contains extracts from the Forest Rolls and Coram Rege Rolls. Pleas before the itinerant justices of the forest for 1334-8 are given in vol. 2, 49-200, vol. 3, 1-185, and vol. 4, 1-69.

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.

Fowler, George H., ed. Rolls From the Office of the Sheriff of Beds. and Bucks., 1332-1334. Bedfordshire Historical Record Society Quarto Memoirs, 3. Aspley Guise: The Society, 1929.

Abstract: Contents:

Pt. I, Introductory material

Pt. II, The sheriff’s roll of writs and returns, 1333-1334; General relations of the roll. Subject matter of the roll. Conspectus curiarum; Conspectus brevium; Select entries (Latin)

Pt. III, The county roll, 1332-1333; General relations of the roll; The county court; Transcript of the county roll (Latin); Collected entries of the county roll.

Pt. IV, Addenda.

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.

Kimball, Elisabeth G., ed. Rolls of the Gloucestershire Sessions of the Peace 1361-1398. Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 62. Kendal : Titus Wilson, 1942.

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.

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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