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COUNTREY JUSTICE: CONTEYNING THE PRACTICE OF THE JUSTICES OF THE PEACE OUT OF THEIR SESSIONS.

Dalton, Michael


Item #: 2955

Pages: xi,370p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2003.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM

Reprint of the rare first edition. This venerable earlyEnglish justice of the peace manual went through some twentyeditions between 1618 and 1746. Rooted in Crompton,Fitzherbert and Lambard, The Countrey Justice offers adviceon such matters as customs, highways, prisons, riots,soldiers, murder, felonies, rogues and vagabonds, wool, andhigh treason. It is also noteworthy for originating analphabetically arranged topical structure which was adoptedin later texts.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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