The Oxford History of the Laws of England
The Canon Law and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction from 597 to the 1640s
By (author) R. H. Helmholz
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Oxford History of the Laws of England by R. H. Helmholz
Book DescriptionThis volume traces the reception and subsequent history of the canon law in England between 597 and 1649. It covers, amongst other topics, the Anglo-Saxon laws, both secular and spiritual; the establishment of consistory courts; and the fate of the canon law during and after the English reformation. Secondly, this volume addresses the subjects under ecclesiastical jurisdiction: Civil procedure and the Law of Proof; monetary obligations and economic regulation; testamentary law and probate jurisdiction; tithes and spiritual dues; churches and the clergy; marriage and divorce; defamation; and crimes and criminal procedure. These subjects are examined using evidence from later medieval and early modern court records, and the volume seeks to place them within the context of formal canon law. The volume also places ecclesiastical jurisdiction within the context of English society and the English common law.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198258971
(242mm x 166mm x 41mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 22-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - R. H. Helmholz
R. H. Helmholz is currently a Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. Between 1999 and 2000 he was the Goodhart Professor at the University of Cambridge.
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