Selected Historical Essays of F. W. Maitland

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Noted as one of the ablest and exacting historians of his generation, this selection of historical essays by F. W. Maitland is designed to render more accessible those shorter writings of Maitland's which have the greatest intrinsic value for students of history. While best illustrating his distinctive qualities, it thus serves to stimulate a taste for his greater works. Except for Essay VII, Maitland's notes are given in full, with only slight corrections made necessary by the reclassification of historical ...

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Overview

Noted as one of the ablest and exacting historians of his generation, this selection of historical essays by F. W. Maitland is designed to render more accessible those shorter writings of Maitland's which have the greatest intrinsic value for students of history. While best illustrating his distinctive qualities, it thus serves to stimulate a taste for his greater works. Except for Essay VII, Maitland's notes are given in full, with only slight corrections made necessary by the reclassification of historical records or the detection of some small error of fact.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780521066891
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 6/26/2008
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Township and Borough (Lecture 1); 2. The History of a Cambridgeshire manor; 3. Leet and Tourn; 4. Introduction to Memoranda de Parliamento, 1305; 5. History of English Law; 6. English Law, 1307-1600; 7. English Law and the Renaissance; 8. The Anglican Settlement and the Scottish Reformation; 9. Elizabethan Gleanings; 10. Canon MacColl's new convocation; 11. Round's Commune of London; 12. William Stubbs, Bishop of Oxford; 13. Mary Bateson.

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