The County Courts of Medieval England, 1150-1350

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The first monograph on English medieval county courts, this book provides a major revision of traditional conceptions of the character of these courts and the organization of English society from the twelfth to the fourteenth century. The county courts have been considered courts of custom dominated by local knights unskilled in the law. By analyzing county personnel and their role in the courts, Robert C. Palmer shows that these courts were, on the contrary, clearly professional and controlled by the magnates through their ...

The County Courts of Medieval England, 1150-1350 1986, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691101927

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The County Courts of Medieval England, 1150-1350 1982, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691053417

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