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76. Spelman (Sir Henry) English works, with his posthumous

works, relating to the Laws and Antiquities of England, and the life of the author, by Edmund, Bishop of London ; (also] two treatises of Spelman, one, of the AdmiralJurisdiction, the other, of Ancient Deeds and Charters. Fol. 1723. 2nd edit.

v.p. Tables.



77. Spelmanni Reliquiæ the posthumous works of sir Hen.

Spelman, relating to the laws and antiquity of England: containing, 1. The original growth, propagation, and condition of feuds and tenures, by knight-service, in England. 2. Of the ancient government of England. 3. Of parliaments. 4. Of the original of the four terms of the year (published from the original VS. in the Bodleian library). 5. Of the original of testaments and wills, and of their probats, and to whom it anciently belonged; with several other tracts, chiefly relating to the history and antiquities of England. (32) + 214 + (12) pp. Folio. Oxford. 1698; (40) + 256 + (24) pp. Folio.

1723 Spence (G.) Essay on the Origin of English Laws and Institutions; read to the Society of Clifford's Inn, 1812. 8vo.

1812 79.

Inquiry into the Origin of the Laws and Political Institutions of Modern Europe, particularly those of England. xxxvi + 600 pp. 8vo.

1826 80. Stimson (F. J.) Popular Law-making: A Study of the

Origin, History, and Present Tendencies of Law-making by Statute. xii + 390 pp. 8vo.


25 pp.

81. Taverner (R.) Principal Laws, Customs and Statutes of

England. Editions, 12mo., Bankes, 1540 and 1542 ; 8vo.,


82. Thrupp (J.) Historical Law Tracts. (2) + 258 pp.


1843 Wynne (E.)] Miscellany, containing several Law Tracts. xix + (3) + 387 pp. 8vo.

1765 Contents :-Observations on Fitzherbert's Natura Brerium-Obscrva. tious, by way of comment, on two points of law that some may deem very absurd-- Argument in favour of Collateral Consanguinity-Trial of the Pix-Observations on the Nature and Antiquity of the Court of Claims-Observations on the Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors, etc., vol 2, p. 133, by another hand-Observations touching the Antiquity and Dignity of the Degree of Sergeant-at-Law, by the same hand.

Privately printed. The edition consisted of a few copies only.

84. Zouch (R.) Elementa jurisprudentiæ, definitionibus,

regulis, et sententiis selectioribus juris civilibus illus

12mo., Oxon, 1629 ; quibus accessit descriptio juris et judicii temporalis ... necnon descriptio juris et judicii ecclesiastici. 4to., Oxon, 1636; accesserunt descriptiones juris et judicii, sacri, militaris et maritimi. 12mo., Amst., 1652; 12mo., Hag. Com.





Sect. I.--GENERAL. 1. Ancient Laws and Institutes of England, comprising Laws

enacted under the Anglo-Saxon Kings from Aethelbirht to Cnut, with an English translation of the Saxon, the Laws called Edward the Confessor's; the Laws of William the Conqueror and those ascribed to Henry I.; also Monumenta Ecclesiastica Anglicana from the seventh to the tenth century, and the ancient Latin version of the Anglo-Saxon Law's. With a glossary. Edited by B. Thorpe. In 1 vol., fol., or in 2 vols., 8vo.

1840 2. Bell (A.) History of Feudalism, British and Continental. New edition by C. R. Edmonds.

xvi + 360 pp.


1863 3. Bémonte (C.) Chartes des Libertés Anglaises (1100-1305)

publiées avec une introduction et des notes, par C. Bémonte. 8vo. Paris.

1892 Peu de textes ont eu une importance aussi considérable que les chartes anglaises dans l'histoire de la civilisation moderne. Dans ce recueil, on trouve réunis :

10 Les chartes des libertés anglaises promulguées par Henri ser, Etienne et Henri II, et qui sont comme les sources de la Grande Charte proprement dite. 20 La Grande Charte avec ses quatre rédactions différentes et les deux rédactions de la Charte de la Forêt. 30 Les documents émanés des papes, des rois ou des grands, qui concernent l'histoire de ces deux chartes sous Henri III et sous Edouard Ier. Tous ces textes sont publiés d'après les originaux ou, quand ceux-ci n'existent plus, d'après les copies les plus autorisées. Une introduction développée résume les principaux événements qui ont amené la rédaction et la promulgation des divers textes publiés. Enfin, une excellente table des

noms de personnes aide singulièrement les lecteurs dans leurs recherches. 4. Bennett (R.) and Elton (J.) History of Corn Milling. Vol. 3, Feudal Laws and Customs. 8vo.

1900 Vols. 1 and 2 have no legal interest.

5. Blaxland (G.) Codex Legum Anglicanarum, arranged in

the order of the Code Napoléon, with an Historical Introduction. xxiv + 502 + 157 pp. 8vo.

1839 The introduction (182 pages) contains some valuable historical ormation upon the sources of the English and French Law, but the book, as a whole, bas numerous inaccuracies, and is comparatively worthless.

3 Jur. 227 ; 18 Leg. Obs. 35, 88; 8 Mon. L. Mag. 187. 6. Böhmer (H.) Kirche und Staat in England und in der

Normandie im xi. und xii. Jahrhundert; eine historische
Studie. xii + 498 pp. 8vo. Leipzig.

1899 7. Brunner (H.) Die Entstehung der Schwurgerichte. 8vo. Berlin.

1872 Contains the history of procedure in England in the Norman period.

An epoch-making treatise; Brunner demonstrated the Frankish origin of the jury." --Gross, S. E. H. 8. Cam (H. M.) Local Government in France and England [768-1034). 8vo.

1912 9. Canciani (P.) Barbarorum Leges Antique (5 vols., fol.,

Venetiis, 1771-82). Vol. 4, 1789, pp. 209-460, contains
Leges in Anglia conditæ regnantibus Jutis, Anglis,
Saxonibus, Danis; accedunt

accedunt Leges Normannorum Regum Guilielmi Conquestoris et Henrici I., etc. 10. Fleury (C.) History of the origine of the French laws,

translated by J. Beaver. With preface and notes, showing the analogy of the laws of the antient Gauls and Britons. 8vo.


11. Flower (C. T.) Public Works in Mediaeval Law. Vol. 1. (Selden Society, vol. 32.) 4to. .

1915 Entries in reords relative to the maintenance of roads, bridges, ditches, rivers, sewers and other public local works in the reigns of Edward III. and Richard II. To be completed in 2 volumes. Henshall (S.) Specimens and Parts; a History of the

County of Kent, and a Dissertation on the Laws, from the reign of Eduard the Confessor to Edward the First, of a topographical, commercial, civil, and nautical history

of South Britain. XXX + 104 + 41 pp. 4to. 1798 13. Del Mar (A.) Middle Ages revisited, or the Roman govern

ment and religion and their relations to Britain with bibliography]. 8vo. New York.

1900 14. Hickes Hickes (G.) Dissertatio Epistolaris ad Bartholomeum Showere. Oxford.

1703 Contains valuable charters and records."- Bigelow, Placita lii.

15. Horne (A.) La Somme appelle Mirroir des Justices: vel, Speculum Justiciariorum. (4) + 311 (291] pp. 24mo.

1642 16.

Book called the Mirrour of Justices; with the book [by Sir Anthony Fitzherbert], called the Diversity of Courts and their Jurisdictions. Translated out of the old French by William Hughes). (30) + 325 [327] + (8) pp., 24mo., 1646 ; 24mo.

1649 17.

Mirrour of Justices. (32) + 325 [327] + 8 pp., 12mo., 1768 ; 299 + (5) pp., Post., 2410., Manchester, 1840; edited by W. J. Whittaker, with introduction by F. W. Maitland, French and English, lv pp. + 200 fol. + PP. 201-210., 4to. (Selden Society, vol. 7), 1895; with introduction by W. C. Robinson, xix + 337 pp., 8vo., Washington.

1903 The text is also printed in Houard's Traités. Belongs by its characteristics to the Anglo-Norman age. It was probably composed circa 1307. Horne pretends to have perused all the laws from the time of King Arthur, and he treats of all branches of the law. The fifth section presents an interesting criticism of the abuses of the common law.

For an account of this mysterious book, which is not in any sense an authority for the history of English law," see Holilsworth, H. E. L. ii. 284-290. See also The Authorship of the Mirror of Justices," by I. S. Leadam, 13 L. Q. R. 85.

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[Hughes (P.)] Georgicum: or, Supplement to the Mirror

of Justices [by Andrew Horne]. Being an account of some instances of the practice of former times, in order to the improvement of Justice, and safeguard of the Constitution ; [with appendix containing the Office of a Judge, by Francis Bacon, a list of the names and crimes of the Justices hang'd by King Alfred, etc.] 48 pp.


12mo. n.p.

19. Ibbetson (J.)

) Three Dissertations: Folclande and Boclande of the Saxons, Judicial Customs of the Saxon and Norman Ages, National Assemblies under the Saxon and Norman Governments. With introduction and notes. 8vo., 1781; (2) + 170 pp., 8vo.

1782 As to folcland and bocland, see Professor Vinogradoff's article in the

English Historical Review, viii., 1-17. 20. Jeudwine (J. W.) Tort, Crime and Police in Mediaeval

Britain. A review of Early Law and Custom. 292 + 20 pp. 8vo.

1917 General Observations on Law and Custom-Stationary Society ---The Age of Transition-Courts of Record-Local Government.

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