The History of the Common Law in England

Sir Matthew Hale

The History of the Common Law in England
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Sir Matthew Hale

Edited by Charles M. Gray
212 pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 | © 1971
Paper $26.00 ISBN: 9780226313054 Published November 2002
This volume includes the complete text of the third edition of 1739.
Contents
Series Editor's Preface
Editor's Introduction
I. Concerning the Distribution of the Laws of England into Common Law and Statute Law. And First, concerning the Statute Law, or Acts of Parliament
II. Concerning the Lex non Scripta, i.e. The Common or Municipal Laws of this Kingdom
III. Concerning the Common Law of England, its Use and Excellence, and the Reason of its Denomination
IV. Touching the Original of the Common Law of England
V. How the Common Law of England Stood at and for Some Time after the coming of King William I.
VI. Concerning the Parity or Similitude of the Laws of England and Normandy, and the Reasons thereof
VII. Concerning the Progress of the Laws of England, after the Time of King William I. until the Time of King Edward 2.
VIII. A Brief Continuation of the Progress of the Laws, from the Time of King Edward 2. inclusive, down to these Times
IX. Concerning the Settling of the Common Law of England in Ireland and Wales: And Some Observations touching the Isles of Man, Jersey, and Guernsey, etc.
X. Concerning the Communication of the Laws of England unto the Kingdom of Scotland
XI. Touching the Course of Descents in England
XII. Touching Trials by Jury
Index
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