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Author Brooks, C. W
Title Law, politics and society in early modern England / Christopher W. Brooks
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
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Descript xii, 456 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 433-442) and index
English history and the history of English law 1485-1642 -- Courts, lawyers and legal thought under the early Tudors -- The initiatives of the crown and the break from Rome -- Political realities and legal discourse in the later sixteenth century -- The politics of jurisdiction I: the liberty of the subject and the ecclesiastical polity 1560--c. 1610 -- The politics of jurisdiction II: multiple kingdoms and questions about royal authority -- The absoluta potestas of a sovereign and the liberty of the subject: law and political controversy in the 1620s -- The degeneration of civil society into a state of war 1629-1642 -- Law and 'community' -- The aristocracy, the gentry and the rule of law -- Economic and tenurial relationships -- The household and its members -- The person, the community and the state
Subject Law -- England -- History -- 16th century
Law -- England -- History -- 17th century
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