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ANCIENT LAWS AND INSTITUTES OF ENGLAND: COMPRISING LAWS ENACTED UNDER THE ANGLO- SAXON KINGS FROM ETHELBIRTHT TO CNUT, WITH AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE SAXON; THE...

Thorpe, Benjamin


Item #: 625
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2003.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM

A critical edition of laws issued before 1066 based on original manuscript sources, with most in their origina llanguages. With thorough notes, extensive commentary, a concordance of sources, an index to the Anglo-Saxon laws and an index to the Monumenta Ecclesiastica. Benjamin Thorpe was a well known Anglo-Saxon scholar and translator who published a number of principal works in this field, including the important Analecta Anglo-Saxonica. This edition remains a standard source for scholars of this period. Dictionary of National Biography XIX: 795-796. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd .Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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