English law in the British Isles

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Scotland, Ireland, Wales: early medieval Ireland to 1166

John (1167—1216) king of England, and lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and of Aquitaine, and count of Anjou

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English law was taken to Ireland by the first colonists, and in 1210 King John established the principle that the lordship follow English common law. An adapted version of English ...

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

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