Digby, Kenelm Edward, Assisted by William Montagu Harrison. An Introduction to the History of the Law of Real Property with Original Authorities. Fifth Edition. Originally published: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1897. xiv, , 448 pp. Reprinted 2005, 2015 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584774952; ISBN-10: 1584774959. Hardcover. New. $25.95 * Reprint of the final (and best edition), which incorporates the research of Pollock and Maitland's History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I. This valuable history is in two parts. The first is an account of Anglo-Saxon land law, the development of feudal tenure and the history of feudalism in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Special attention is given to the legislation of Edward I. The second part examines the history of uses, wills and conveyances. This fascinating account is further enriched with lengthy excerpts from Bracton, Glanville, the Year Books and the statutes (with translations).
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