Native law and the church in medieval Wales

Native law and the church in medieval Wales

Native law and the church in medieval Wales

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > Wales > KD9498

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Huw Pryce, Church in Wales.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Oxford historical monographs.
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Additional Format

Online version: Pryce, Huw. Native law and the church in medieval Wales. Oxford: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press, 1993 (OCoLC)606269157

Short Description

XIV, 292 pages : maps ; 23 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Native law and the church in medieval Wales is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Responsable Person: Huw Pryce.
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 17 editions
  • First edition Date: 1985
  • Last edition Date: 1993
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD9498
  • Dewey Code: 349.429
  • ISBN: 0198203624 9780198203629
  • OCLC: 26303660

Main Contents

Part 1 Co-operation and conflict: lawbook and lawyers; the sacred dimension to legal processes; ecclesiastical criticism of Welsh law; marriage and inheritance; testamentary disposition. Part 2 Privilege and power: the legal status of clerics; ecclesiastical sanctuary; land and lordship; Church and state.

Summary Note

A study of the relationship between native secular law and the Church in medieval Wales. It assesses the influence of the Church on Welsh law and considers the extent to which the law defended the authority and possessions of the Church.

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