Expectations of the law in the Middle Ages

Expectations of the law in the Middle Ages

Expectations of the law in the Middle Ages

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Anthony Musson
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2001
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawlegal.eu/expectations-of-the-law-in-the-middle-ages/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XI, 206 pages : ILlustrations ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Expectations of the law in the Middle Ages is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Boydell Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by Anthony Musson.
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 14 editions
  • First edition Date: 2001
  • Last edition Date: 2002
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJ147
  • Dewey Code: 340.55
  • ISBN: 0851158420 9780851158426
  • OCLC: 46732263

Main Contents

1. King and the fox: reactions to the role of kingship in Tales of Reynard the Fox/ Richard W. Kaeuper
2. Flanders : a pioneer of state-oriented feudalism? Feudalism as an instrument of comital power in Flanders during the high middle ages (1000-1300)/ Dirk Heirbaut
.3. People of Sweden shall have peace : peace legislation and royal power in later medieval Sweden/ Mia Korpiola
4. Assize of Count Geoffrey (1185) : law and politics in Angevin Brittany/ Judith Everard
5. Charter writing and the exercise of lordship in thirteenth-century celtic Scotland/ Cynthia J. Neville
6. Liberty and fraternity : creating and defending the liberty of St Albans/ Julia Crick
7. Counterfeiters, forgers and felons in English courts, 1200-1400/ Henry Summerson
8. Law, morals and money : royal regulation of the substance of subjects sales and loans in England, 1272-1399/ Gwen Seabourne
.9 Hidden presence: parliament and the private petition in the fourteenth century/ Gwilym Dodd
10. Conscience justice and authority in the late-medieval English court of Chancery/ Timothy S. Haskett
11. Appealing to the past : perceptions of law in later medieval England/ Anthony Musson
12. Victorian perceptions of medieval jurisprudence/ Chantal Stebbings
13. Historians expectations of the medieval legal records/ Penny Tucker.

Summary Note

Represents the systematic examination of the expectations people had of the law in the middle ages. Contextualising some of the developments in medieval law, this work enables generalisations to be made about expectations of the law. It highlights the existence of national and supra-national similarities as well as differences arising in Europe.

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