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This issue under the Ruling of King Edward II of England

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(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Illingworth, William, ed. Placita De Quo Warranto Temporibus Edw. I., II., and III. in Curia Receptae Scaccarij Westm. Asservata. London: Eyre and Strahan, 1818.

Abstract: Transcript of most of the quo warranto proceedings resulting from the survey previously taken and recorded in the Rotuli Hundredorum, these are pleas regarding various franchises and liberties heard before Justices in Eyre, mainly after 1278.

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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  • Feudalism (in this legal Encyclopedia)

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