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(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) The Statutes of the Realm: Printed by Command of His Majesty King George the Third … From Original Records and Authentic Manuscripts. 11vols in 12. London: Dawsons, 1963r.

Abstract: Reprint of 1810-1828 edition published by Eyre and Strahan, London, edited by T. Edlyn Tomlins, A. Luders, et al. This is the authoritative edition when reference is required to statutes prior to 1714. It contains a copy of all statutes in force, or repealed, for the years 1235-1713. Earlier statutes are in legal French with English translation in parallel columns.

Vol. 1, 20 Henry III – 50 Edward III, with charters of liberties granted by Henry I., Stephen, Henry II., John, Henry III., and Edward I., as well as the statutes of Henry III., Edward I. (including the Statute of Westminster I of 1275, and the Statute of Exeter of 1285), Edward II., and Edward III.

Vol. 2, Richard II – Henry VII.

Hawkins, William, ed. The Statutes at Large, From Magna Charta to the (Thirtieth) Year of King George the Second Inclusive (1225-1757) 9 Vols. London : J. Baskett, 1734-1759.

Pickering, Danby, and George K. Richards, ed. The Statutes at Large From the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh Parliament of Great Britain, Anno 1761 (Continued to 1806). 109 Vols. Cambridge: J. Bentham, 1762-1869.

Machlinia, William de, ed. Nova Statuta, I Edward III to XXII Edward IV. n.p.: n.p., 1484.

Abstract: Text is in Middle French. The first printed collection of statutes, it contains two statutes (2 Rich. II cap. 7 and 8) omitted from later editions. Later edition published by Pynson (n.d.) covers the period 1 Edward III to 12 Henry VII. Statutes from Edward III to Richard III are in Latin and French, and those from 1-12 Henry VII are in English.

Pickering, Danby, and George K. Richards, ed. The Statutes at Large From the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh Parliament of Great Britain, Anno 1761 (Continued to 1806). 109 Vols. Cambridge: J. Bentham, 1762-1869.

Ruffhead, Owen, ed. The Statutes at Large, From Magna Charta to the End of the (Reign of King George the Third.) 18 Vols. London: M. Basket, 1763-1800.

Abstract: These contain slightly abbreviated texts of Acts from 1235 to 1800. Vol. 1 in English, French, and Latin; Vol. 2 in English and French. A revised edition, edited by Charles Runnington, published 1786-1800.

Tomlins, Thomas E., and John Raithby, ed. The Statutes at Large, of England and of Great Britain: From Magna Carta to the Union of the Kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland. 20 Vols. London : G. Eyre and A. Strahan, 1811.

Abstract: Vols. 1-2 edited by T. E. Tomlins; Vols. 3-20 edited by John Raithby.

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. Tomlins and 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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  • Medieval Law Enforcement (in this legal Encyclopedia)
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  • Torture (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Medieval Roman Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Usury (in this legal Encyclopedia)


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