The Treatise on the Laws and Customs of the Realm of England Commonly Called Glanvill

Hardcover | December 1, 1994

EditorG. D. G. Hall, G. D. Hall

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This classic edition of Glanvill, by the great medievalist G.D.G.Hall, has now been reissued by Oxford University Press. The treatise on the laws and customs of the realm of England commonly called Glanvill is undoubtedly one of the best-known and most important works of medieval English law. Its itemization and commentary upon writs and the procedure connected with them provides invaluable information in legal practice in the twelfth century, but the treatise has far more than this to offer. It is a work of original analysis, covering such significant topics as dowry, debt, andinheritance, and allowing us a unique insight into the medieval legal mind.

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This classic edition of Glanvill, by the great medievalist G.D.G.Hall, has now been reissued by Oxford University Press. The treatise on the laws and customs of the realm of England commonly called Glanvill is undoubtedly one of the best-known and most important works of medieval English law. Its itemization and commentary upon writs ...

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The Treatise on the Laws and Customs of the Realm of England Commonly Called Glanvill is an account in Latin of the law and practice of the royal court at the end of the reign of Henry II. The authorship is uncertain, but the Treatise must have been written by a man closely connected with the work of the court, and he may have had some...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:300 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.22 inPublished:December 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198221797

ISBN - 13:9780198221791

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