Law and records in medieval England studies on the medieval papacy, monasteries and records by Jane E. Sayers

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  • Canon law -- History.,
  • Canon law -- Sources.,
  • Justice, Administration of (Canon law) -- History -- Sources.,
  • England -- Church history -- 1066-1485.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementJane E. Sayers.
SeriesVariorum collected studies series ;, CS278, Collected studies ;, CS278.
LC ClassificationsKD8785 .S29 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination300 p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages300
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Open LibraryOL1802979M
ISBN 100860782263
LC Control Number89208104

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An Index and Paraphrase of Printed Year Book Reports, – compiled by David J. Seipp (Seipp’s Abridgement) The Year Books are the law reports of medieval England. The earliest examples date from aboutand the last in the printed series are for the year This entry about List of Medieval Laws has been published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY ) licence, which permits unrestricted use and reproduction, provided the author or authors of the List of Medieval Laws entry and the Encyclopedia of Law are in each case credited as the source of the List of Medieval Laws.

This book is about marriage in medieval England, the ways in which marriage is represented in medieval English legal and literary texts, and the relationship of these representations to actual practice. Both legal and literary texts have a great deal to say on the subject of marriage, and therefore provide us with a rich source of evidence.

Law and order was very harsh in Medieval England. Those in charge of law and order believed that people would only learn how to behave properly if they feared what would happen to them if they broke the law.

Even the ‘smallest’ offences had serious punishments. The authorities feared the poor simply because there were many more poor than. Originally published in The Law Courts of Medieval England looks at law courts as the most developed institutions existing in the medieval ities crystallized upon them and the governments worked through them.

This book describes the scope and procedures of the different courts, appointment of the judges, the beginnings of civil and criminal courts, the origin of the jury.

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England The Records and their Interpretation,' in Studies in Church History 11 () ; J. Purvis, A Medieval Act Book With Some Account of Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction At York (n.d.). Among recent book length works on the subject are: N. Adams & C. Donahue, eds., Select Cases From The Ecclesiastical Courts of the.

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The earliest medieval Poor Law was the Ordinance of Labourers which was issued by King Edward III of England on 18 Juneand revised in The ordinance was issued in response to the – outbreak of the Black Death in England, when an estimated 30–40% of the population had died.

The decline in population left surviving workers in great demand in the agricultural economy of. Medieval records are generally much more difficult to use than those from the 16th century and later. (C 65) on the Parliament Rolls of Medieval England website. lists and indexes of specific records to help you locate records.

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Extensive collections survive in English archives dating back to the Domesday Book ( A.D.). Medieval records most often record activities of nobility and the landed class. They are typically written in Latin or Old French, but modern English translations are available for many record groups.

Law in Action in Medieval England William Reynolds Vance Yale Law School to have indited the Year Book reports, were primarily interested in the rules of procedure. They desired to record and learn the correct plea and the appropriate reply, the right word which would set the crude legal machinery of the king's courts in mo.

Public records: Common law records Litigation is not a modern invention, and the medieval law courts contributed their fair share to the bulk of the surviving public records. The English legal system was a complex one, and remained in a continual, and rather chaotic, process of evolution throughout the medieval and early modern period.

Topics include 5 laws for a family, children, and women 5 going to court 5 life in medieval prison 5 Inquisitions, which were run by the church and dealt with the crime of heresy 5 keepers of the law 5 fees, fines, and taxes 5 medieval punishments, including the stocks and pillory, being outlawed, and hangings"--Publisher's website (www 4/5(1).

Author Toni Mount is back again, but this time with an in-depth look at daily life in Medieval England. Her book, A Year in the Life of Medieval England, explores war, medicine, marriage, disputes, work, and cooking. A fascinating almanac of bits and bobs about Medieval England from the most most mundane, to the most important events in its.

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De Maré, E., The Bridges of Britain (2nd edn. Includes a selective gazetteer of existing bridges in England, Scotland and Wales. There are records of at least 85 animal trials that took place during the Middle Ages and the tales vary from the tragic to the absurd, as described in the book "The Criminal Prosecution and.

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