Commentaries on the Laws of England, Book the First by William Blackstone

Commentaries on the Laws of England, Book the First

byWilliam Blackstone

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Sect. I. On the Study of the Law.
Sect. II. Of the Nature of Laws in general.
Sect. III. Of the Laws of England.
Sect. IV. Of the Countries subject to the Laws of England.
Book I.
Of the Rights of Persons.
Chap. I. Of the absolute Rights of Individuals.
Chap. II. Of the Parliament.
Chap. III. Of the King, and his Title.
Chap. IV. Of the King’s royal Family.
Chap. V. Of the Councils belonging to the King.
Chap. VI. Of the King’s Duties.
Chap. VII. Of the King’s Prerogative.
Chap. VIII. Of the King’s Revenue.
Chap. IX. Of subordinate Magistrates.
Chap. X. Of the People, whether Aliens, Denizens, or Natives.
Chap. XI. Of the Clergy.
Chap. XII. Of the Civil State.
Chap. XIII. Of the Military and Maritime States.
Chap. XIV. Of Master and Servant.
Chap. XV. Of Husband and Wife.
Chap. XVI. Of Parent and Child.
Chap. XVII. Of Guardian and Ward.
Chap. XVIII. Of Corporations.

About the Author
"Sir William Blackstone KC SL (1723 – 1780) was an English jurist, judge and Tory politician of the eighteenth century. He is most noted for writing the Commentaries on the Laws of England. Born into a middle-class family in London, Blackstone was educated at Charterhouse School before matriculating at Pembroke College, Oxford in 1738. After switching to and completing a Bachelor of Civil Law degree, he was made a Fellow of All Souls, Oxford on 2 November 1743, admitted to Middle Temple, and called to the Bar there in 1746." --Wikipedia

Title:Commentaries on the Laws of England, Book the FirstFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 9, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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