Spring 2015




Medieval Studies 117

Constitutional and Legal History of Medieval England

Charles Donahue Jr.
(Law School)

Catalog Number: 5468
Half course (spring term).
M., W., F., at 11, and a weekly section to be arranged.

A survey of the ideas and events that shaped the structure of English law and governance from the Anglo-Saxon invasions to the Reformation Parliament. Topics include the formation of the kingdom of England, the emergence of institutions of royal governance, the relations between church and state, the development of Parliament, and the various institutional reactions to political conflict and social change.
Note: Offered concurrently, but with a separate section at the Law School as Law 42200A. Expected to be omitted in 2015–16.

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