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Calendars and Registers of Charters

John Charters and Medieval Law

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(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Ayloffe, Joseph, and Philip Morant , eds. Calendars of the Ancient Charters and of the Welch and Scotish Rolls, Now Remaining in the Tower of London . London: B. White, 1774.

Notes: First edition, 1772 available online in ECCO (subscription database)Abstract: First published anonymously, 1772. Begun by the Rev. Philip Morant. Full title: Calendars of the ancient charters … also calendars of all the treaties of peace entered into by the kings of England with those of Scotland; and of sundry letters and public instruments relating to that kingdom, now in the Chapter-house at Westminster. Contains the earliest records of the Court of Chancery, extending from soon after the Norman Conquest to the time of Henry VIII. The records consist of appropriations of churches, endowments of vicarages, feoffments, etc.

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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  • Personal Status Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Canonical Legislation (in this legal Encyclopedia)

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