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Q.C., LL.B., Ph.D. (Lond.), M.A., LL.D. (Cantab.), Hon. LL.D. (Chicago), F.B.A.;
Downing Professor Emeritus of the Laws of England

Interests

English legal history, especially in the early-modern period: history of the legal profession and the inns of court; manuscript law reports and readings.

CV / Biography

Barrister (Inner Temple and Gray's Inn), Honorary Bencher (Inner Temple and Gray's Inn);

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Publications

 

Books

"Collected Papers on English Legal History" (CUP)

"The Men of Court 1440 to 1550: A Prosopograhy of the Inns of Court and Chancery and the Courts of Law" (The Selden Society)

Published:
Jul 2012
Publisher:
The Selden Society
ISBN 13:
978-0-8377-3884-0

"Baker and Milsom's Sources of English Legal History" (OUP) 2nd Edition

Published:
May 2010
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-954680-0

"An Inner Temple miscellany: papers reprinted from the Inner Temple yearbook" (Masters of the Bench of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple)

Published:
Mar 2004
Publisher:
Masters of the Bench of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

"Reports from the Time of Henry VIII" (Selden Society)

Published:
Mar 2004
Publisher:
Selden Society

"The Oxford History of the Laws of England Volume VI" (OUP)

Published:
Sep 2003
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-825817-9

"The Legal Profession and the Common Law: Historical Essays" (Hambledon & London)

Published:
Aug 2003
Publisher:
Hambledon & London
ISBN:
0907628621
ISBN 13:
978-0907628620

"An Introduction to English Legal History" (OUP) 4th Edition

Published:
May 2002
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
978-0-40-693053-8

"The Law's Two Bodies: Some Evidential Problems in English Legal History" (OUP)

Published:
Jul 2001
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN:
0199245185
ISBN 13:
978-0199245185

"Readings and Moots at the Inns of Court in the Fifteenth Century" (Selden Society) 2nd Edition

Co-Author/s:
Samuel Thorne
Published:
Mar 2000
Publisher:
Selden Society
ISBN 13:
9780854231638

"The common law tradition : lawyers, books, and the law tradition" (Hambledon & London)

Published:
Mar 2000
Publisher:
Hambledon & London
ISBN:
1852851813
ISBN 13:
978-1852851811

"The Reports of John Caryll (Vols I & II)" (Selden Society (v. 115-116)) (Ed)

Published:
Mar 1999
Publisher:
Selden Society (v. 115-116)
ISBN:
0854231358
ISBN 13:
0854231404

"Monuments of Endlesse Labours : English canonists and their work, 1300-1900" (Hambledon Continuum)

Published:
Jul 1997
Publisher:
Hambledon Continuum
ISBN:
1852851678
ISBN 13:
978-1852851675

"John Spelman's Reading on Quo Warranto: Lectures Delivered in Gray's Inn (Lent,1519)" (Selden Society (v. 113))

Published:
Mar 1997
Publisher:
Selden Society (v. 113)
ISBN:
0 85423 219 2

"Reports from the Lost Notebooks of Sir James Dyer (Vol 1 & 2)" (Selden Society (v. 109-110)) (Ed)

Published:
Mar 1994
Publisher:
Selden Society (v. 109-110)

"English Legal MSS in the USA (Part II)"

Published:
Mar 1990

"Readings and Moots at the Inns of Court (Vol II)" (Selden Society (v. 105)) (Ed)

Co-Author/s:
Samuel Thorne
Published:
Mar 1990
Publisher:
Selden Society (v. 105)

"Manual of Law French" (Scolar Press) 2nd Edition

Published:
Mar 1990
Publisher:
Scolar Press
ISBN:
0859677451
ISBN 13:
978-0859677455

"The Notebook of Sir John Port" (Selden Society (v. 102)) (Ed)

Published:
Mar 1986
Publisher:
Selden Society (v. 102)
ISBN:
085423148X

"English Legal MSS in the USA (Part I)"

Published:
Mar 1985

"The Order of Serjeants at Law" (Selden Society)

Published:
Mar 1984
Publisher:
Selden Society

"The Reports of Sir John Spelman (Vols I & II)" (Selden Society (v. 93-94)) (Ed)

Published:
Mar 1976
Publisher:
Selden Society (v. 93-94)