The formation of the English common law : law and society in England from the Norman Conquest to Magna Carta /

John Hudson's authoritative but accessible introduction to the formation of the English common law, expressly designed for students and general readers as well as scholars, is assured of a wide welcome. It spans the century and a half from the Norman Conquest to Magna Carta; and, within a stron...

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Main Author: Hudson, John, 1962-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Longman, 1996.
Series:Medieval world.
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Table of Contents:
  • Ch. 1. Introduction
  • Ch. 2. The Court Framework in Anglo-Norman England
  • Ch. 3. Violence and Theft in Anglo-Norman England
  • Ch. 4. Law and Land-holding in Anglo-Norman England
  • Ch. 5. Angevin Reform
  • Ch. 6. Crime and the Angevin Reforms
  • Ch. 7. Law and Land-holding in Angevin England
  • Ch. 8. Magna Carta and the Formation of the English Common Law.