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(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Robertson, Agnes J., ed. and trans. Laws of the Kings of England From Edmund to Henry I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Abstract: A sequal to Attenborough’s Laws of the earliest English kings. Text in Anglo-Saxon and Latin, with English translation. Contains a detailed index to the laws. Contents: The laws of Edmund and Elgar; Promissio regis; The laws of Aethelred; The laws of Canute; The laws of William I and Henry I.

Thorpe, Benjamin, and R. Price, eds. & trans. Ancient Laws and Institutes of England; Comprising Laws Enacted Under the Anglo-Saxon Kings From Aethelbirht to Cnut, With an English Translation of the Saxon; the Laws Called Edward the Confessor’s; the Laws of William the Conqueror, and Those Ascribed to Henry the First; Also, Monumenta Ecclesiastica Anglicana, From the Seventh to the Tenth Century; and the Ancient Latin Version of the Anglo-Saxon Laws. With a Compendious Glossary, Etc. 2 Vols. London: Commissioners of the Public Records, 1840.

Notes: Also available online in HeinOnline and Modern Economy (subscription databases)Abstract: Contains the earliest recorded Anglo-Saxon laws – enactments or dooms made by King and Witan from ca. 601 up to and including the laws of Henry I. Vol. 1, Secular laws; Vol. 2, Ecclesiastical laws. Contains a concordance. Begun by R. Price and completed after his death by B. Thorpe. Reprinted in 2003.

Thorpe, John, ed. Registrum Roffense: or, A Collection of Antient Records, Charters, and Instruments of Divers Kinds, Necessary for Illustrating the Ecclesiastical History and Antiquities of the Diocese and Cathedral Church of Rochester. London: W.& J Richardson, 1769.

Abstract: Includes a law record of the reign of Henry I and the laws of several of the Anglo-Saxon Kings, particularly of the four kings whose laws are omitted by Lambarde, together with the Anglo-Saxon form of oaths. Text in Latin.

Tomlins, Thomas E., William E. Taunton , and John Raithby, eds. The Statutes of the Realm. 11 Vols. London : History of Parliament, 1810.

Notes: Available online in British History Online at http://www.british-history.ac.uk/catalogue.asp?gid=83Abstract: Contents:

Vol. 1, 1101-1301, edited by Sir T.E. Tomlins and W.E. Taunton

Vol. 2, 1377-1503/04, edited by Sir T.E. Tomlins and W.E. Taunton

Vol. 3, 1509/10-1545, edited by Sir T.E. Tomlinsand W.E. Taunton

Vol. 4, 1547-1624, edited by T.E. Tomlins

Vol. 5, 1625-1680, edited by John Raithby

Vol. 6, 1685-1694, edited by John Raithby

Vol. 7, 1695/6-1701, edited by John Raithby

Vol. 8, 1702-1707, edited by John Raithby

Vol. 9, 1708-1713, edited by John Raithby

The online version includes only the 9 volumes of statutes and not the final two volumes of indexes.

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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  • Quasi-Contract (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Detinue (in this legal Encyclopedia)

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