Law-Making and Society in Late Elizabethan England: The Parliament of England, 1584-1601

Law-Making and Society in Late Elizabethan England: The Parliament of England, 1584-1601

by David Dean
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521551080

ISBN-13: 9780521551083

Pub. Date: 11/21/1996

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521551083
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/21/1996
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(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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