Kings, Barons and Justices: The Making and Enforcement of Legislation in Thirteenth-Century England / Edition 4by Paul Brand
Pub. Date: 08/28/2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A study of two important and related pieces of thirteenth-century English legislation. See more details below
A study of two important and related pieces of thirteenth-century English legislation.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series, #56
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.42(d)
Table of Contents
Introduction; Part I. Politics and the Legislative Reform of the Common Law: 1. The making of the Provisions of Westminster: the process of drafting and their political context; 2. The making of the Provisions of Westminster: the social and legal context and the evolution of the individual clauses (i); 3. The making of the Provisions of Westminster: the social and legal context and the evolution of the individual clauses (ii); 4. Enforcement of the Provisions of Westminster during the initial stages of their existence, 1259–63; 5. The revision and reissuing of the Provisions, 1263–4; 6. The revised Provisions in action, 1263–7; 7. The final revision and reissue of the Provisions of Westminster: the Statute of Marlborough of 1267; Part II. Beyond Politics: The Enforcement and Interpretation of the Statute of Marlborough in the Courts, 1267–1307: 8. Contra formam feoffamenti: the statutory action for tenants contesting liability to suit of court after 1267; 9. Other mechanisms for the enforcement of chapter nine; other reforms affecting the lord-tenant relationship; 10. Reforms in the criminal justice system; 11. Reforms in the procedures of the Royal Courts; 12. The extension of existing remedies; 13. Enforcing the accountability of socage guardians; 14. Controlling the use of distraint; 15. Remedying abuses in the operation of local courts; 16. Conclusions; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
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