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Author: John Cairns and Paul du Plessis, University of Edinburgh School of Law
New Honorary Professors
Loyal Dogs, and Dogs and Law
Legitimacy of Mary Queen of Scots
A change for the better?
Slavery in France and its Colonies
Some curious Scottish Legal MSS
What’s Happening in Black British History VIII
Author: Tessa Shepperson, solicitor
A journey through English legal history. Starting (more or less) at the time of the Norman conquest.
The Young King Henry – crowned but not a real king?
The Constitutions of Clarendon and the Becket affair
Towns in medieval England
Medieval slavery and unfree villeinage
The Kings courts and the start of the common law
The petty assizes and the development of the jury system
The General Eyre and the Court at Westminster
The Writ of Right and the start of Henry II’s legal reforms