Medieval Studies 117
Constitutional and Legal History of Medieval England
Charles Donahue Jr.
Catalog Number: 5468
Half course (spring term).
M., W., F., at 11, and a weekly section to be arranged.
EXAM GROUP: 4
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
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