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Author Barnes, Thomas G. (Thomas Garden), 1930-2010.

Title Shaping the common law : from Glanvill to Hale, 1188-1688 / essays by Thomas Garden Barnes ; edited and with an introduction by Allen D. Boyer
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Law Books, 2008


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Description xii, 282 pages ; 24 cm
Series Jurists-- profiles in legal theory
Jurists-- profiles in legal theory.
Contents Glanvill -- Magna Carta -- Thomas Littleton -- John Fortescue -- Richard Hooker -- James VI and I -- Francis Bacon -- Sir Edward Coke -- Michael Dalton -- William Hudson -- John Selden -- John Milton -- The laws and liberties of Massachusetts -- Trial of Charles I -- Matthew Hale
Summary "In a series of fifteen essays, this book discusses the contributions of the great common-law jurists and singular documents-namely the Magna Carta and the Laws and Liberties of Massachusetts - that have shaped common law; from its origins in twelfth-century England to its arrival in the American colonies."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-271) and index
Subject Common law -- History.
Common law -- England -- History.
Author Boyer, Allen D.
LC no. 2007049988
ISBN 9780804757140 cloth alkaline paper
0804757143 cloth alkaline paper