First published in 1925, A. J. Robertson compiled this collection of English laws from the tenth to the eleventh century following on the work of F. L. Attenborough in The Laws of the Earliest English Kings. For her compilation, Robertson consulted the original manuscripts for all but two of the included texts, drawing predominantly from the manuscripts in the library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The laws in each instance are presented in their original language with an accompanying modern English translation and a detailed description of their manuscript sources. The quality of the scholarship in this volume will assure its continued usefulness to students of the laws of late Anglo-Saxon and early Norman kings of England.
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Table of ContentsPreface; List of abbreviations; 1. The laws of Edmund and of Edgar; 2. Promission Regis; 3. The laws of Aethelred; 4. The laws of Canute; 5. The laws of William I and of Henry I; Notes; Index.