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Succession to Fiefs: A <i>Ius Commune Feudorum?</i>

Magnus Ryan

in The Creation of the Ius Commune

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print July 2010 | ISBN: 9780748638970
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651481 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638970.003.0016
Succession to Fiefs: A Ius Commune Feudorum?

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Succession was one of the most heavily represented themes in later medieval and early-modern juristic discussion of fiefs. In this, ius commune feudorum merely reflected the wider trends of practical and academic jurisprudence. This chapter explores the way in which the ius commune feudorum became recognised and discussed as a significant category of its own, leading the glossators to develop the concept of the natura feudi.

Keywords: academic jurisprudence; glossators; natura feudi

Chapter.  7449 words. 

Subjects: History of Law

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