The Collected Papers of Frederic William Maitland: Volume 2

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Frederic William Maitland (1850-1906) was a pioneering English legal historian. Originally published in 1911, this book forms one of three volumes of Maitland's collected papers. Taken together the texts cover a broad range of areas, with some philosophical and biographical subject matter, but for the most part they relate to the spheres of legal and social history. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in legal history and Maitland's contribution to it.

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Overview

Frederic William Maitland (1850-1906) was a pioneering English legal historian. Originally published in 1911, this book forms one of three volumes of Maitland's collected papers. Taken together the texts cover a broad range of areas, with some philosophical and biographical subject matter, but for the most part they relate to the spheres of legal and social history. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in legal history and Maitland's contribution to it.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107631618
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 10/31/2013
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 504
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The materials for English legal history; 2. Possession for year and day; 3. The introduction of English law into Ireland; 4. The surnames of English villages; 5. Northumbrian tenures; 6. The history of the register of original writs; 7. Remainders after conditional fees; 8. The 'praerogativa regis'; 9. A conveyancer in the thirteenth century; 10. A new point on villein tenure; 11. Frankalmoign in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries; 12. Review of 'The Gild Merchant'; 13. Henry II and the criminous clerks; 14. Tenures in Rousillon and Namur; 15. Glanvill revised; 16. The peace of God and the land-peace; 17. History from the charter roll; 18. The survival of archaic communities; 19. The history of a Cambridgeshire manor; 20. The origin of uses; 21. Outlines of English legal history, 560-1600.

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