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God's peace and king's peace : the laws of Edward the Confessor

God's peace and king's peace : the laws of Edward the Confessor

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Bruce R. O'Brien, Edward
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Pennsylvania
  • Publication Information: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1999
  • Publication Type (Medium): History, Sources
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Middle Ages series.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/god-s-peace-and-king-s-peace-the-laws-of-edward-the-confessor/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: O'Brien, Bruce R. God's peace and king's peace. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1999 (OCoLC)607117443

Short Description

XV, 305 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Responsable Person: Bruce R. O'Brien.
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Copyright Date: 1999
  • Location: Philadelphia
  • Country/State: Pennsylvania
  • Number of Editions: 5 editions
  • First edition Date: 1999
  • Last edition Date: 1999
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD544
  • Dewey Code: 349.42
  • ISBN: 0812234618 9780812234619
  • OCLC: 39210104

Main Contents

pt. I. God's Peace and King's Peace
Map of the Author's Kingdom: England in the Twelfth Century. 1. “After the Acquisition of This Land”: Conquest, Law, and the Author's World. 2. “Wise Men and Learned in Their Law” Sources and Purpose. Development of the Text. Date, Place of Origin, and Author. 3. “The Rules of Their Laws and Customs” The Peace of God and Holy Church. The King's Peace. Ensuring the Peace. Conclusion. 4. “More Honorable Than All Others”: The Later Life of the Leges Edwardi. Epilogue: The Preservation of English Law
pt. II. The Laws of Edward the Confessor. Establishing the Text of the Author's Treatise. Manuscripts of the First and Second Versions. The Relationships of the Manuscripts. Editorial Procedures.

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