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ENGLISH SOCIETY IN THE ELEVENTH CENTURY: ESSAYS IN ENGLISH MEDIAEVAL HISTORY

Vinogradoff, Sir Paul


Item #: 4082

Pages: xii, 599 pp.
Published: Oxford; At the Clarendon Press; 1908. Reprinted in 2005.

Subjects: FAMILY LAW, PUBLIC LAW & POLICY, UNITED KINGDOM

One of the principal studies by the eminent legal scholar,it is commended by Holdsworth in The Historians of EnglishLaw as "a most valuable historical analysis of the forceswhich were creating mediaeval society in England" (86-87).Vinogradoff considers the Old English, Danish and Normanelements that shaped English society during one of its mostdynamic phases. Careful attention is paid to the influenceof political factors and public law on social life and howinnovations in husbandry and other economic factorsinfluenced the development of private law.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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