Item #: 5029
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.
Subjects: CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE, UNITED KINGDOM
A system that originated in Saxon England, frankpledge was apromise of good conduct given to a sovereign by a group often freeholders, or tithing. If a member of the tithingcommitted an offense, the others acted as bail to ensurethat he would appear in court. If the offender fled, theother members would be penalized. First published in 1910,Morris' detailed history remains the standard work on thissubject.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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