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Ecclesiastical Courts under Edward Iii in United Kingdom

This issue under the Ruling of King Edward III of England

Ecclesiastical Courts under Edward III and Medieval Law

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(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Clark, George T., ed. Cartae Et Alia Munimenta Quae Ad Dominium De Glamorgancia Pertinent, 447-1721. 6 Vols . Talygarn: W. Lewis, 1910.

Abstract: Text in Latin with notes and introduction in English. Includes charters, pleas, inquisitions post mortem, etc.

Eagle, Francis, and Edward Younge, eds. A Collection of the Reports of Cases, the Statutes, and Ecclesiastical Laws, Relating to Tithes. 4 Vols. London: S. Sweet, 1826.

Abstract: Compiled from the year books, reports and other authentic sources. Covers the years 1204-1825

Hardy, Reginald. A History of the Parish of Tatenhill in the County of Stafford. 2 Vols. London: Harrison and Sons, 1907.

Abstract: Includes court rolls for the years 1336-1650. Vol. 2 is entitled The Court Rolls of the Parish of Tattenhill.

Helmholz, R. H., ed. Select Cases on Defamation to 1600. The Selden Society (SS), 101 for 1985. London: Selden Society, 1985.

Abstract: Select cases chosen “to illustrate the development of private remedies for defamation, and to provide the basis for a comparison between the Canon law and the English practice in both the spiritual and temporal courts.” Part I contains 30 cases from the ecclesiastical courts between ca.1290 and 1593. Part II contains 30 cases from various local courts, mostly of manors or boroughs, between 1245-1539. Parts III and IV cover sixteenth century cases.

Poos, Lawrence R., ed. Lower Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in Late-Medieval? England: the Courts of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln, 1336-1349, and the Deanery of Wisbech, 1458-1484. British Academy. Records of Social and Economic History, n.s., 32. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Raine, James, ed. Depositions and Other Ecclesiastical Proceedings From the Courts of Durham, Extending From 1311 to the Reign of Elizabeth . Publications of the Surtees Society, 21. London: J. B. Nichols & Son, 1845.

Abstract: Early depositions in Latin. Depositions respecting witchcraft, matrimonial causes, and probates.

Walsingham, Thomas, Matthew Paris, and Henry T. Riley , eds. Gesta Abbatum Monasterii Sancti Albani, a Thoma Walsingham, Regnante Ricardo Secundo, Ejusdem Ecclesiae Praecentore, Compilata. 3 Vols. Rerum Britannicarum Medii Aevi Scriptores (Rolls Series), 28. London: Longmans, Green, 1867-1969.

Abstract: Text in Latin. Chronicles of St. Albans Monastery. Vol. 1, AD 793-1290; Vol. 2, AD 1290-1349; Vol. 3, AD 1349-1411. Reprinted by Kraus, 1965.

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.


See Also

  • Institute of Historical Research (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Tenure (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Ecclesiastical Tribunals (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Ancient Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)

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