The legal history of Wales

The legal history of Wales

The legal history of Wales

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > Wales > KD9430

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Thomas Glyn Watkin
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Wales
  • Publication Information: Cardiff : University Of Wales Press, 2012
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, History
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
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Additional Format

Print version: Watkin, Thomas Glyn, 1952- Legal history of Wales. Cardiff: University Of Wales Press, 2012 (OCoLC)030009064

Short Description

1 online resource (XIV, 349 pages)

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: University Of Wales Press
  • Responsable Person: by Thomas Glyn Watkin.
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Country/State: Wales
  • Number of Editions: 18 editions
  • First edition Date: 2007
  • Last edition Date: 2012
  • Languages: English, German
  • Library of Congress Code: KD9430
  • Dewey Code: 340.09429
  • ISBN: 1299201393 9781299201392 9780708325452 0708325459
  • OCLC: 842859744

Main Contents

1. Pre-Roman Britain 2. Wales in the Roman Empire 3. The Sub-Roman Period 4. The Age of the Native Princes 5. The Norman Invasion and Edward I 6. The Later Middle Ages 7. The Tudors and the Union with England 8. The Age of the Great Sessions 9. The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 10 Devolution and After

Summary Note

Wales has been served by a variety of legal systems and laws over the last two millennia. This book traces the various strands of Wales’ legal history from its beginnings, identifying and assessing the importance of the native Welsh, Roman, and English influences to Wales’ legal social identity.

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