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Law Reports under William in United Kingdom

This issue under the Ruling of William of England

Year Books and other Reports

Law Reports under William and Medieval Law

Law Reports 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. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 150696247

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.

Van Caenegem, Raoul C., ed. English Lawsuits From William I to Richard I. 2 Vols. The Selden Society (SS), 106 for 1990, 107 for 1991 ed. London: Selden Society, 1990. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) number (used in Worldcat): 23752828Abstract: Accounts of lawsuits between 1066 and 1199, drawn from chronicles, charters, and similar sources. Vol. 1 covers from William I to Stephen; Vol. 2 covers from Henry I to Richard I.

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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  • Assumpsit (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Economic Torts (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Peasant (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Judicial Review (in this legal Encyclopedia)

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