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Court Records under Richard Ii in United Kingdom

This issue under the Ruling of King Richard II of England

Court Records under Richard II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Richard II and Legal History

This issue under the Ruling of King Richard II of England

Court Records under Richard II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Richard II and Legal History

This issue under the Ruling of King Richard II of England

Court Records under Richard II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Richard II 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): 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.

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. Richard II, Henry IV, and Henry V (1377 -1422). The Selden Society (SS), 88 for 1971 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, vol. VII). London: Quaritch, 1971. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580118Abstract: Reproduces selected cases from the original plea rolls of the Court of King’s Bench at the Public Record Office (now the National Archives) covering the years 1377-1422.

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.”

Marsden, Reginald G., ed. Select Pleas of the Court of Admiralty. Vol. I, (1390-1404; 1527-1545); Vol. II, (1547-1602). The Selden Society (SS), 6 for 1892, 11 for 1897. London: Quaritch, 1893.

Abstract: Vol. I consists of civil pleas tried in the court of the Admiral of the West in the time of Richard II and in the High Court of Admiralty in London in the time of Henry VIII. Vol. II covers the reigns of Edward VI, Mary, and Elizabeth I.

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) Baigent, Francis J. A History of the Ancient Town and Manor of Basingstoke in the County of Southampton. London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co, 1889.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: Covers the period 1390-1588 and includes copious selections from the court rolls.

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.

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.

Kimball, Elisabeth G., and Theodore F. T. Plucknett , eds. Rolls of the Warwickshire and Coventry Sessions of the Peace, 1377-1397. Publications of the Dugdale Society, 16. London: Dugdale Society, 1939.

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

  • Ancient Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Superior Courts of Common Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Pleading (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Incest (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): 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.

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. Richard II, Henry IV, and Henry V (1377 -1422). The Selden Society (SS), 88 for 1971 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, vol. VII). London: Quaritch, 1971. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580118Abstract: Reproduces selected cases from the original plea rolls of the Court of King’s Bench at the Public Record Office (now the National Archives) covering the years 1377-1422.

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.”

Marsden, Reginald G., ed. Select Pleas of the Court of Admiralty. Vol. I, (1390-1404; 1527-1545); Vol. II, (1547-1602). The Selden Society (SS), 6 for 1892, 11 for 1897. London: Quaritch, 1893.

Abstract: Vol. I consists of civil pleas tried in the court of the Admiral of the West in the time of Richard II and in the High Court of Admiralty in London in the time of Henry VIII. Vol. II covers the reigns of Edward VI, Mary, and Elizabeth I.

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) Baigent, Francis J. A History of the Ancient Town and Manor of Basingstoke in the County of Southampton. London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co, 1889.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: Covers the period 1390-1588 and includes copious selections from the court rolls.

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.

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.

Kimball, Elisabeth G., and Theodore F. T. Plucknett , eds. Rolls of the Warwickshire and Coventry Sessions of the Peace, 1377-1397. Publications of the Dugdale Society, 16. London: Dugdale Society, 1939.

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

  • Canonical Legislation (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Religious Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Tenure (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Exchequer (in this legal Encyclopedia)

This issue under the Ruling of King Richard II of England

Court Records under Richard II and Medieval Law

Court Records under Richard II 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): 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.

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. Richard II, Henry IV, and Henry V (1377 -1422). The Selden Society (SS), 88 for 1971 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, vol. VII). London: Quaritch, 1971. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580118Abstract: Reproduces selected cases from the original plea rolls of the Court of King’s Bench at the Public Record Office (now the National Archives) covering the years 1377-1422.

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.”

Marsden, Reginald G., ed. Select Pleas of the Court of Admiralty. Vol. I, (1390-1404; 1527-1545); Vol. II, (1547-1602). The Selden Society (SS), 6 for 1892, 11 for 1897. London: Quaritch, 1893.

Abstract: Vol. I consists of civil pleas tried in the court of the Admiral of the West in the time of Richard II and in the High Court of Admiralty in London in the time of Henry VIII. Vol. II covers the reigns of Edward VI, Mary, and Elizabeth I.

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) Baigent, Francis J. A History of the Ancient Town and Manor of Basingstoke in the County of Southampton. London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co, 1889.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: Covers the period 1390-1588 and includes copious selections from the court rolls.

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.

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.

Kimball, Elisabeth G., and Theodore F. T. Plucknett , eds. Rolls of the Warwickshire and Coventry Sessions of the Peace, 1377-1397. Publications of the Dugdale Society, 16. London: Dugdale Society, 1939.

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

  • Ancient Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Superior Courts of Common Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Pleading (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Incest (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): 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.

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. Richard II, Henry IV, and Henry V (1377 -1422). The Selden Society (SS), 88 for 1971 (Select Cases in the Court of King’s Bench, vol. VII). London: Quaritch, 1971. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 18580118Abstract: Reproduces selected cases from the original plea rolls of the Court of King’s Bench at the Public Record Office (now the National Archives) covering the years 1377-1422.

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.”

Marsden, Reginald G., ed. Select Pleas of the Court of Admiralty. Vol. I, (1390-1404; 1527-1545); Vol. II, (1547-1602). The Selden Society (SS), 6 for 1892, 11 for 1897. London: Quaritch, 1893.

Abstract: Vol. I consists of civil pleas tried in the court of the Admiral of the West in the time of Richard II and in the High Court of Admiralty in London in the time of Henry VIII. Vol. II covers the reigns of Edward VI, Mary, and Elizabeth I.

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) Baigent, Francis J. A History of the Ancient Town and Manor of Basingstoke in the County of Southampton. London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co, 1889.

Notes: Also available online in The Making of Modern Law (subscription database)Abstract: Covers the period 1390-1588 and includes copious selections from the court rolls.

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.

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.

Kimball, Elisabeth G., and Theodore F. T. Plucknett , eds. Rolls of the Warwickshire and Coventry Sessions of the Peace, 1377-1397. Publications of the Dugdale Society, 16. London: Dugdale Society, 1939.

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

  • Notability (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Personal Status Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Medieval Justice (in this legal Encyclopedia)
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  • Article Name: Court Records under Richard Ii
  • Author: Timothy Millett
  • Description: This issue under the Ruling of King Richard II of England Court Records under Richard II and Medieval Law Court Records [...]

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