Common Lawyers of Pre-reformation England by E. W. Ives
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Common Lawyers of Pre-reformation England
By E. W. Ives

The Common Lawyers of Pre-reformation England

Thomas Kebell - a Case Study

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Common Lawyers of Pre-reformation England by E. W. Ives

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The English common lawyers wielded their greatest influence in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, with names like Fortescue, Littleton and More. In these years they were more than the only organized lay profession: in the infancy of statute, they, more than anyone, shaped and changed the law; they were the managerial elite of the country; they were the single most dynamic group in society. This book is a study of their formative impact on the whole of English life. Part I examines the legal profession, its position, recruitment, training and career structure, taking as an example the career of Thomas Kebell, a serjeant at-law from Leicestershire, for whom documentation is unusually complete. Part II analyses legal practice: how the lawyer acquired and kept clients, his relationship with them, the pattern of employment, the nature of practice as revealed in the year books, and the attitudes and approaches of the lawyer to the law. The third part considers the impact of the lawyers on substantive law and legal organization.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521072588
ISBN-10: 0521072581
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 32mm)
Pages: 568
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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