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Author Brooks, C. W

Title Law, politics and society in early modern England [electronic resource] / Christopher W. Brooks

Publ Info Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
 RWU E-Resource  Online KD612 .B76 2008    LIMITED ACCESS
Descript 1 online resource (xii, 456 pages)
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 433-442) and index
Contents English history and the history of English law 1485-1642 -- Courts, lawyers and legal thought under the early Tudors -- The initiatives of the crown and the break from Rome -- Political realities and legal discourse in the later sixteenth century -- The politics of jurisdiction I: the liberty of the subject and the ecclesiastical polity 1560--c. 1610 -- The politics of jurisdiction II: multiple kingdoms and questions about royal authority -- The absoluta potestas of a sovereign and the liberty of the subject: law and political controversy in the 1620s -- The degeneration of civil society into a state of war 1629--1642 -- Law and 'community' -- The aristocracy, the gentry and the rule of law -- Economic and tenurial relationships -- The household and its members -- The person, the community and the state
Note Description based on print version record
LC subject Law -- England -- History -- 16th century
Law -- England -- History -- 17th century
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Alt Title Cambridge books online
Link Print version: Brooks, C.W. Law, politics and society in early modern England. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008 9780521323918 (DLC) 2008036971 (OCoLC)231580873
ISBN 9780511757303 (electronic bk.)
0511757301 (electronic bk.)