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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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Publisher:
Selden Society
Published Mar 2004

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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
Publisher:
Selden Society (v. 105)
Published Mar 1990

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

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

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

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

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

Published Mar 1985

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

Publisher:
Selden Society
Published Mar 1984

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

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