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Henry II (1133—1189) king of England, duke of Normandy and of Aquitaine, and count of Anjou

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Legal procedures, initiated by simple writs and made readily available under Henry II, forming the foundation of English common law. Each led to a trial by an itinerant justice before ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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