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Of the laws of England

  • Gareth Jones

Abstract

The municipal law of England, or the rule of civil conduct prescribed to the inhabitants of this kingdom, may with sufficient propriety be divided into two kinds; the lex non scripta, the unwritten, or common law; and the lex scripta, the written, or statute law.

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Judicial Decision Established Custom High Antiquity Civil Conduct Half Brother 
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Notes

  1. 1.
    H. Spelman, Archaeologus. In modum Glossarii ad rem amtiquam posteriorem continentis Latino-Barbara (London, 1626), f. 362. [They retained their laws solely by memory and practice.]Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gareth Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Trinity CollegeCambridgeUK

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