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Introduction

Eleanor Hubbard

in City Women: Money, Sex, and the Social Order in Early Modern London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199609345
eISBN:
9780191739088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609345.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter lays out the aim of this book: reconstructing the lives of ordinary early modern London women from their own points of view, as individuals who moved from household to household across ... More


Otway v. Otway Private and public separation, 1790–1811

Lawrence Stone

in Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202547
eISBN:
9780191675393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202547.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

What this story brings out so vividly is the intense concern by family friends and legal advisers to avoid the shame and disgrace of airing domestic grievances in open court. On the other hand, such ... More


Ecclesiastical Courts

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the role of the ecclesiastical courts in the judicial system in England during the Tudor period. Each diocese had a consistory court presided over by the bishop's official ... More


The Oxford History of the Laws of England: The Canon Law and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction from 597 to the 1640s

R. H. Helmholz

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258971
eISBN:
9780191681882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258971.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This volume traces the reception and subsequent history of the canon law in England between 597 and 1649. It covers, amongst other topics, the Anglo-Saxon laws, both secular and spiritual; the ... More


Judges and Notaries

in The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The presiding officer of the consistory court of a bishop or lesser prelate was an ordinary judge usually styled the “official.” Prelates by definition possessed the right of “ordinary jurisdiction,” ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Church

R. H. Helmholz

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: The Canon Law and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction from 597 to the 1640s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258971
eISBN:
9780191681882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258971.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter gives a striking account of the Anglo-Saxon Church. The church has never been without laws, and in many respects, the Anglo-Saxon church was actually quite rich in them. Canons were ... More


Ecclesiastical Law

Mark Hill QC

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807568
eISBN:
9780191845475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807568.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This fourth edition has been revised and updated to take account of significant changes in the substantive law, specifically: the effects of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches ... More


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