Law-Making and Society in Late Elizabethan England: The Parliament of England, 1584-1601 / Edition 1by David Dean
Pub. Date: 08/22/2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
David Dean's book offers the first detailed account of the last Elizabethan parliaments. Examining a wide range of social and economic issues, law reform, religious and political concerns, Law-Making and Society in Late Elizabethan England addresses the importance of parliament both as a political event and as a legislative institution. David Dean draws on an array of local, corporate and personal archives to reinterpret the legislative history of the period and in doing so, reach a deeper understanding of many aspects of Elizabethan history.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
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- 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.75(d)
Table of Contents
1. Initiation and procedure; 2. Supply and the general pardon; 3. The crown and the state; 4. Religion and the church; 5. The common weal; 6. Law reform; 7. Private Legislation; 8. Expiring Laws Continuance Acts; Epilogue: The Parliament of 1604; Conclusion.
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