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Ecclesiastical Courts under William in United Kingdom

This issue under the Ruling of William of England

Ecclesiastical Courts under William and Medieval Law

Ecclesiastical Courts under William and Legal History

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(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Bigelow, Melville M., ed. Placita Anglo-Normannica: Law Cases From William I to Richard I Preserved in Historical Records. Boston: Soule and Bugbee, 1881.

Abstract: Text in Latin, with English headnotes. A valuable collection of unofficial records of litigation, comprising mainly narrative accounts of cases taken from the choniclers. The preface indicates that it includes “substantially all the recorded temporal, and a few ecclesiastical litigations of the great period which begins with the Norman Conquest and ends with the beginning of the reign of Richard I.” (1066-1199). All charters and documents not relating to litigation have been excluded.

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.

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

  • Quasi-Contract (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Marriage (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Misfeasance (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Medieval Church Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)

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