Catalog

EXCHEQUER IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY

Poole, Reginald Lane


Item #: 60945

Pages: ix, 195 pp.
Published: Oxford; Clarendon Press; 1912. Reprinted in 2006.

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

The English Exchequer of the twelfth century developedsophisticated notarial and administrative skills and was animportant precursor to the modern centralized state. Pooleexamines its history, organization and primary documents,including the pipe rolls and red and black books, anddemonstrates that its reorganization during the reigns ofEdward I and II had a decisive influence on theinstitutional systems of the king's continental possessions."A thorough, scholarly exposition of the subject.": Lunt,History of England 865 cited in Marke, A Catalogue of theLaw Collection at New York University (1953) 144.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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