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WORKS OF SIR JOHN FORTESCUE, KNIGHT, CHIEF JUSTICE OF ENGLAND AND LORD CHANCELLOR TO HENRY THE SIXTH

Fortescue, John


Item #: 67278
Published: OE; Printed for Private Distribution; Reprinted in 2009.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM

Reprint of a privately printed original which was limited to120 family copies, and consisting of two handsome,illustrated volumes. A majestic set, collected and arrangedby Lord Clermont, a direct descendant. Volume I, "The Worksof Sir John Fortescue." contains a biography of Fortescue,De Natura Legis Naturae, the same translated into English,both parts; De Laudibus Legum Angliae, the same in English;De Dominio Regali et Politico, and his minor writings inPart II; Legal Opinions and Judgments of Sir John Fortescue.Volume II: A History of the Family of Fortescue in all itsBranches by Thomas (Fortescue) Lord Clermont. Fortescue'scelebrated works are considered to be a masterly vindicationof the laws of England and are essential to the student ofthe common law. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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