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Detinue

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter is concerned with the writ of detinue, which was very similar to, and in some cases had the same wording as, the writ of debt. It lay for specific chattels detained from someone with a ... More


Property in Chattels

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/9780198258179.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines property law as it relates to chattels in England during the Tudor period. While land law had a complex intellectual structure which had become more or less independent of the ... More


Conversion and Detinue

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/9780198258179.003.0045
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the law of torts as it related to conversion and detinue in England during the Tudor period. The standard medieval remedies for wrongs to chattels were trespass de bonis ... More


Property in Chattels Personal

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the history of the law governing movable chattels, which was different from the law of real property and of chattels real (such as leases of land). The basic principles changed ... More


‘Bank Money’: The Rise, Fall, and Metamorphosis of the ‘Transferable Deposit’

Benjamin Geva

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents the doctrines that support the notion of ‘transferable deposit’ as the historical explanation to ‘bank money’. It discusses the medieval practice of bailment of money as the ... More


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