This volume is a collection of essays written by Samuel E. Thorne, former legal historian and professor at the Harvard Law School. Professor Thorne was considered an authority on English legal history and common law up to the 12th century. Bringing together essays on topics such as Henry I's coronation charter, English feudalism, the early history of the Inns of Court, sovereignty and the conflict of laws and Tudor social transformation, as well as the life and writings of key figures such as Henry de Bracton and Sir Edward Coke, this collection is the essential companion to Professor Thorne's work in the field.
Essays in English Legal History
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