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CODEX DIPLOMATICUS AEVI SAXONICI

Kemble, John Mitchell


Item #: 66482
Published: OE; Sumptibus Societatis; Reprinted in 2009.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM

An extensive study of Anglo-Saxon and Norman legal andadministrative documents, gleaned from Kemble's owncollection and that of the British Museum and variouscollege and cathedral libraries. "His major work, theCodex diplomaticus (6 vols., 1839-48), containing over 1400documents. This was a foundational work, which well displaysKemble's mastery of Anglo-Saxon and his skill in decipheringdocuments." (Oxford DNB). Includes introductory material andindex in English. Text in Latin.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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