skip to content
 
Dr Neil Jones's picture

Email

ngj10@cam.ac.uk

College Contact Details

Room: Mallory Court B10

Tel: (01223) 332833

M.A. (Cantab.), LL.M., Ph.D.
Reader in English Legal History

CV / Biography

Fellow and Director of Studies in Law (Tripos), Magdalene College

Literary Director, Selden Society

Publications

 

Articles

"Uses and 'Automatic' Resulting Trusts of Freehold" [2013] Cambridge Law Journal, 91-114

Citation:
[2013] Cambridge Law Journal, 91-114
Published:
Mar 2013

"Wills, Trusts and Trusting from the Statute of Uses to Lord Nottingham" (2010) 31 Journal of Legal History, 273-298 (awarded the American Society for Legal History's Sutherland Prize 2011)

Citation:
(2010) 31 Journal of Legal History, 273-298 (awarded the American Society for Legal History's Sutherland Prize 2011)
Published:
Dec 2010

"The Use upon a Use in Equity Revisited" (2002) 33 Cambrian Law Review 67-80 (awarded the Selden Society's David Yale Prize 2003)

Citation:
(2002) 33 Cambrian Law Review 67-80 (awarded the Selden Society's David Yale Prize 2003)
Published:
Jan 2002

"The Bill of Middlesex and the Chancery, 1556-1608" (2001) 22 Journal of Legal History 3, 1-20

Citation:
(2001) 22 Journal of Legal History 3, 1-20
Published:
Dec 2001

"Long Leases and the Feudal Revenue in the Court of Wards, 1540-1645" (1998) 19 Journal of Legal History, 1-22

Citation:
(1998) 19 Journal of Legal History, 1-22
Published:
Sep 1998

"Uses, Trusts, and a Path to Privity" [1997] Cambridge Law Journal, 175-200

Citation:
[1997] Cambridge Law Journal, 175-200
Published:
Jan 1997

"Trusts for Secrecy: the Case of John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland" [1995] Cambridge Law Journal 545-551

"Tyrrel's Case (1557) and the Use upon a Use" (1993) 14 Journal of Legal History 75-93

Citation:
(1993) 14 Journal of Legal History 75-93
Published:
Jun 1993

Book Chapters

"'The Authority of Parliament and the Scope of the Statute of Uses 1536'" in Mark Godfrey, ed., Law and Authority in British Legal History, 1200-1900 (Cambridge University Press), pp. 13-33

Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Pages:
13-33
Published Date:
Apr 2016
ISBN 13:
9781107122277
Co-Author/s:
Mark Godfrey, ed.

"Trusts Litigation in Chancery after the Statute of Uses: the First Fifty Years" in M. Dyson and D.J. Ibbetson, eds.,, Law and Legal Process: Substantive Law and Procedure in English Legal History (Cambridge University Press), pp. 103-125

Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Pages:
103-125
Published Date:
Jul 2013
ISBN 13:
978-1-107-04058-8
Co-Author/s:
M. Dyson and D.J. Ibbetson, eds.,

"Chancery" in Stanley N. Katz, Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Oxford University Press) (Ed), pp. 387-390, vol. 1

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pages:
387-390, vol. 1
Published Date:
Mar 2009
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-513405-6
Co-Author/s:
Stanley N. Katz

"Conveyancing" in Stanley N. Katz, Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Oxford University Press) (Ed), pp. 212-216, vol. 2

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pages:
212-216, vol. 2
Published Date:
Mar 2009
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-513405-6
Co-Author/s:
Stanley N. Katz

"Equity: English Common Law" in Stanley N. Katz, Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Oxford University Press) (Ed), pp. 466-472, vol. 2

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pages:
466-472, vol. 2
Published Date:
Mar 2009
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-513405-6
Co-Author/s:
Stanley N. Katz

"Land: Leases of Land in English Common Law" in Stanley N. Katz, Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Oxford University Press) (Ed), pp. 10-13, vol. 4

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pages:
10-13, vol. 4
Published Date:
Mar 2009
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-513405-6
Co-Author/s:
Stanley N. Katz

"Strict Settlements" in Stanley N. Katz, Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Oxford University Press) (Ed), pp. 364-368, vol. 5

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pages:
364-368, vol. 5
Published Date:
Mar 2009
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-513405-6
Co-Author/s:
Stanley N. Katz

"Trusts in English Common Law" in Stanley N. Katz, Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Oxford University Press) (Ed), pp. 11-14, vol. 6

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pages:
11-14, vol. 6
Published Date:
Mar 2009
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-513405-6
Co-Author/s:
Stanley N. Katz

"Aspects of Privity in England: Equity to 1680" in Eltjo J.H. Schrage, Ius Quaesitum Tertio (Duncker & Humblot) (Ed), pp. 135-174

Publisher:
Duncker & Humblot
Pages:
135-174
Published Date:
Jan 2008
ISBN 13:
978-3-428-12720-7
Co-Author/s:
Eltjo J.H. Schrage

"The Trust Beneficiary's Interest before R. v. Holland (1648)" in Andrew Lewis, Paul Brand, Paul Mitchell, Law in the City: proceedings of the seventeenth British Legal History Conference, London, 2005 (Four Courts Press) (Ed), pp. 95-118

Publisher:
Four Courts Press
Pages:
95-118
Published Date:
Apr 2007
ISBN 13:
978-1-84682-038-0
Co-Author/s:
Andrew Lewis, Paul Brand, Paul Mitchell

"Entries (38 in total, see list in index of contributors)" in H.C.G. Matthew and Brian Harrison, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press)

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Published Date:
Sep 2004
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-861411-1
Co-Author/s:
H.C.G. Matthew and Brian Harrison

"Estate Planning in Early-Modern England: 'Having' in the Statute of Wills" in John Tiley, Studies in the History of Tax Law, vol. 1 (Hart Publishing) (Ed), pp. 227-241

Publisher:
Hart Publishing
Pages:
227-241
Published Date:
May 2004
ISBN 13:
9781841134734
Co-Author/s:
John Tiley

"Trusts in England after the Statute of Uses: A View from the 16th Century" in Richard Helmholz and Reinhard Zimmermann, Itinera Fiduciae: Trust and Treuhand in Historical Perspective (Duncker & Humblot, Berlin) (Ed), pp. 173-205

Publisher:
Duncker & Humblot, Berlin
Pages:
173-205
Published Date:
Mar 1998
ISBN 13:
978-3-428-09614-5
Co-Author/s:
Richard Helmholz and Reinhard Zimmermann

"The Influence of Revenue Considerations upon the Remedial Practice of Chancery in Trust Cases, 1536-1660" in C.W. Brooks and M. Lobban, Communities and Courts in Britain 1150-1900 (The Hambledon Press) (Ed), pp. 99-113

Publisher:
The Hambledon Press
Pages:
99-113
Published Date:
Jan 1997
ISBN 13:
978-1852851514
Co-Author/s:
C.W. Brooks and M. Lobban

Book Reviews

Hector L. MacQueen, Common Law and Feudal Society in Medieval Scotland, Edinburgh, 1993 [1994] Cambridge Law Journal, 169

Published:
Sep 2009

John Hudson, ed., The History of English Law: centenary essays on 'Pollock and Maitland', Oxford, 1996 [1997] Cambridge Law Journal, 217

Published:
Sep 2009

Christopher W. Brooks, The Admissions Registers of Barnard's Inn 1620-1869, London, 1995 [1997] Cambridge Law Journal, 219

Published:
Sep 2009

Christopher W. Brooks, Lawyers, Litigation and English Society since 1450, London, 1998 (2000) 115 English Historical Review, 204

Published:
Sep 2009

J.W. Tubbs, The Common Law Mind: medieval and early modern conceptions, Baltimore, 2000 (2000) 44 Americal Journal of Legal History, 334

Published:
Sep 2009

K.J. Kesselring, Mercy and Authority in the Tudor State, Cambridge, 2003 (2005) 23 Law and History Review, 709

Published:
Sep 2009

Paul Brand, Kings, Barons and Justices: the making and enforcement of legislation in thirteenth-century England, Cambridge, 2003 H-Law. H-Net Reviews, December 2005

Paul Brand, The Making of the Common Law, London, 1992 [1993] Cambridge Law Journal 529

Published:
Sep 2009