KING'S BENCH AND COMMON BENCH IN THE REIGN OF HENRY III
Item #: 72562
Pages: 401 pp.
Published: London; Selden Society;
The volume provides the fullest account of the courts inthis formative period of the common law as revealed in theextensive surviving records; with a detailed account of therecords themselves and their hazardous history. The volumeis in three parts. The introduction is a complete expositionof and guide to the records, their physical nature,development, custody, arrangement and means of reference.There follows a detailed narrative history of the courtcoram rege, later the King's Bench, with the careers of itsindividual justices from its revival to the end of thereign, with particular coverage of the period 1239 to 1258.The third part of the volume consists of a term-by-termlist of the sessions of the court de banco, the CommonBench.