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(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Giles, John A., ed. Scriptores Rerum Gestarum Willelmi Conquestoris. Publications of the Caxton Society, 3. New York: Burt Franklin, 1967.

Abstract: Text in Latin. Reprint of the 1845 edition. Contains letters and charters of William the Conqueror.

James, Henry, Thomas D. Hardy, and William B. Sanders , eds. Facsimiles of National Manuscripts, From William the Conqueror to Queen Anne. 4 Vols. in 2. Southampton: Ordnance Survey Office, 1865-1968.

Abstract: Selected under the direction of the master of the rolls, and photozincographed by command of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, by Colonel Sir Henry James … With translations and notes.

Landon, Lionel, and J. Conway Davies, eds. The Cartae Antiquae, Rolls 1-20, Printed From the Original Mss. in the Custody of the Right Honourable the Master of the Rolls. 2 Vols. Publications of the Pipe Roll Society, 55, 71; n.s., 17, 33. London: J.W. Ruddock & Sons, 1939-1960.

Abstract: Charters included in official publications are calendared, not transcribed, and references are given to the full transcripts. Contents: Vol. 1 (1939), includes rolls 1-10, and covers William I – Henry III; vol. 2 (1960), includes rolls 11-20, edited by J. Conway Davies.

Madox, Thomas, ed. Formulare Anglicanum, or, A Collection of Ancient Charters and Instruments of Divers Kinds Taken From the Originals, Placed Under Several Heads, and Deduced (in a Series According to the Order of Time) From the Norman Conquest to the End of the Reign of King Henry the VIII. London: 1702, Jacob Tonson and R. Knaplock.

Notes: Also available online in ModernEconomy (subscription database)Abstract: Miscellaneous collection of charters. Contains 48 fines from Richard I to Henry VIII.

Stenton, Frank M., ed.. The First Century of English Feudalism, 1066-1166. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1961.

Abstract: The Ford lectures for 1929. Contains an appendix of 48 feudal charters.

Warner, George F., and Henry J Ellis, eds. Facsimiles of Royal and Other Charters in the British Museum . London: British Museum, 1903.

Abstract: Vol. I. ))William I–Richard(( I. Continues Bond’s Facsimiles of ancient charters in the British Museum (1873-1878).

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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  • List of Medieval Laws (in this legal Encyclopedia)

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