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Register of Writs


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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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Anthology of the most frequently used royal writs; its compilation coincides with the emergence of English common law. Probably first assembled during the reign of Henry II, surviving in a ...

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


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