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The history of the common law of England

The history of the common law of England

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Matthew Hale, Charles Montgomery Gray
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Illinois
  • Publication Information: Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1971]
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Classics of British historical literature.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-history-of-the-common-law-of-england/ (Stable identifier)

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XXXVIII, 173 pages 23 cm.

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Useful for students learning an area of law, The history of the common law of England is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Responsable Person: [by] Sir Matthew Hale. Edited and with an introd. by Charles M. Gray.
  • Publication Date: 1971
  • Country/State: Illinois
  • Number of Editions: 105 editions
  • First edition Date: 1713
  • Last edition Date: 1987
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD600
  • Dewey Code: 349.4109
  • ISBN: 0226313050 9780226313054 0226313042 9780226313047
  • OCLC: 350838

Main Contents

Concerning the distribution of the laws of England into common law and statute law ; And first, concerning the statute law, or acts of Parliament
Concerning the lex non scripta, i.e. the common or municipal laws of this kingdom
Concerning the common law of England, its use and excellence, and the reason of its denomination
Touching the original of the common law of England
How the common law of England stood at and for some time after the coming of King William I
Concerning the parity or similitude of the laws of England and Normandy, and the reasons thereof
Concerning the progress of the laws of England, after the time of King William I until the time of King Edward 2
A brief continuation of the progress of the laws, from the time of King Edward 1 inclusive, down to these times
Concerning the settling of the common law of England in Ireland and Wales, and some observations touching the Isles of Man, Jersey, and Guernsey, etc.
Concerning the communication of the laws of England unto the kingdom of Scotland
Touching the course of descents in England
Touching trials by jury.

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