Frederic William Maitland (1850-1906) was a British historian and jurist. His lectures, along with such writings as History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I (1895; written with Sir Frederic Pollock) and English Law and the Renaissance (1901), are among the best treatments of their subjects and left a profound stamp on English legal history.
The Constitutional History of England (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Course of Lectures Deliveredby Frederic William Maitland
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Published in 1919, thirteen years after Maitland's death, this volume was compiled from his own papers and the notes of his former students. The result is a scholarly but quite readable overview of English constitutional history, distinguished by Maitland's deep respect for the firm yet flexible nature of the unwritten English constitution.
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