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Sir John Fortescue: on the laws and governance of England

Sir John Fortescue on the laws and governance of England

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): John Fortescue
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Other titles: De laudibus legum Angliae.
    Cambridge books online.
  • Series title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/sir-john-fortescue-on-the-laws-and-governance-of-england/ (Stable identifier)

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1 online resource (216 pages).

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Sir John Fortescue: on the laws and governance of England is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Acknowledgements; Editor's note on the texts; Note on the translations; Introduction; Principal events in Fortescue's life; Select bibliography; List of abbreviations; 1. In Praise of the Laws of England; 2. The Governance of England; Appendix A. Extracts from On the Nature of the Law of Nature; Appendix B. Example of how good council helps and advantages and of what follows from the contrary; Appendix C. Articles to the Earl of Warwick 1470; Index.

Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Sir John Fortescue ; edited by Shelley Lockwood.
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 1 editions
  • First edition Date: 1997
  • Last edition Date: 1997
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD600
  • Dewey Code: 344.242
  • ISBN: 9781139170512 1139170511
  • OCLC: 857279563

Main Contents

Acknowledgements; Editor's note on the texts; Note on the translations; Introduction; Principal events in Fortescue's life; Select bibliography; List of abbreviations; 1. In Praise of the Laws of England; 2. The Governance of England; Appendix A. Extracts from On the Nature of the Law of Nature; Appendix B. Example of how good council helps and advantages and of what follows from the contrary; Appendix C. Articles to the Earl of Warwick 1470; Index.

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Two major works by the founder of English political thought made accessible to the student.

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