BRACTON'S NOTE BOOK. A COLLECTION OF CASES DECIDED IN THE KING'S COURTS DURING THE REIGN OF HENRY THE THIRD
Item #: 1369
Published: Getzville; Katie Haymes; 1998.
Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM
The Note Book contains notes on some 2000 cases from the oldplea rolls of the thirteenth century and in Bracton's greattreatise, Laws and Customs of England, he refers to thesecases in much the same way we do in legal writing today.It has been said that by using cases in this manner Bractonstarted the common law system of precedent. Maitland'sintroduction to this set is a rich source of informationon the history and times of the period.Printed on acid-free paper.Part of the Hein Preservation Program.
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