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Introduction: rural credit

Chris Briggs

in Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264416
eISBN:
9780191734342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264416.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book focuses on the credit dealings of medieval Europe. In medieval Europe, manor courts served as private jurisdictions by the landlords which were attended by the peasants to hear and settle ... More


The Origins of the English Manorial Court Rolls as a Written Record: A Puzzle

ZVI RAZI and RICHARD M. SMITH

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter offers an explanation for the shift from oral to written procedures in manorial courts in England. It argues that the proceedings of the manor court in England were recorded as a result ... More


What Did English Villagers Mean by ‘Customary Law’?

LLOYD BONFIELD

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter addresses some of the issues raised by those who argue for an early absorption of royal law by the manor courts. It argues that the intrusion of royal law and legal institutions into ... More


Politics in Manorial Court Rolls: The Tactics, Social Composition, and Aims of a pre-1381 Peasant Movement

PETER FRANKLIN

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter takes a quantitative approach to the manorial court roll evidence for peasant discontent on a large West Midlands estate: the earl of Gloucester's manor of Thornbury in Gloucestershire. ... More


Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Chris Briggs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264416
eISBN:
9780191734342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264416.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Exploring the role of credit is vital to understanding any economy. In the past two decades historians of many European regions have become increasingly aware that medieval credit, far from being the ... More


Courts and the Law in the Long Eighteenth Century

Martyn Rady

in Customary Law in Hungary: Courts, Texts, and the Tripartitum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198743910
eISBN:
9780191803871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743910.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The lower courts of the realm, operating in the counties, villages and manors continued to function after the manner of assemblies, often applying a law that was communally derived. The higher courts ... More


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