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An historical treatise on the feudal law

Francis Stoughton Sullivan

An historical treatise on the feudal law

and the constitution and laws of England; with a commentary on Magna Charta, and necessary illustrations of many of the English statutes, in a course of lectures, read in the University of Dublin. By the late Francis Stoughton Sullivan, ...

by Francis Stoughton Sullivan

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Published by Thomas Ewing in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2126, no. 13.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxvi,448p.
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16819686M

A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown, Daines Barrington. Observations upon the Statues, Chiefly the more Ancient, from the Magna Charta to the 21st of James I, Francis Stoughton Sullivan. An Historical Treatise of the Feudal Law and the Constitution and Laws of England, Sir William Blackstone. Commentaries on the Laws of.   Historians of medieval English law, 1 along with other Anglophone medievalists concerned with landowners and their rights in land, often use the word ‘tenure’ rather than property or ownership. The dislike of ‘property’ has high authority: Marc Bloch himself commented that people during the whole feudal era rarely spoke of ‘la propriété’ (translated as ‘ownership’), which he Cited by: 2.

Treatise definition is - a systematic exposition or argument in writing including a methodical discussion of the facts and principles involved and conclusions reached. How to use treatise in a sentence. Blackstone fully recognised the importance of understanding law in historical context. At the very opening of the Commentaries, he observes that the law student of the mid-eighteenth century has to be taught the various ‘originals’ of English law. Of these, by far the most important is the feudal.

  John Adams of Braintree, Massachusetts was an American Revolutionary War leader and one of our greatest and most learned Founding Fathers. In , at the age of 29 he wrote an amazing essay, which later came to be called “A Disserta- tion on Canon and Feudal Law,” and which was subsequently published in the Boston Gazette as well as the London Chronicle. The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, provides the resources necessary to trace the evolution of historical and contemporary legal study in the United States and Britain during these periods of monumental changes. It provides researchers with a logical, interdisciplinary approach to the study of modern law and allows a vast segment of the literature of law to be quickly searched.


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His interest in collecting law. The term "féodal" was used in 17th-century French legal treatises () and translated into English legal treatises as an adjective, such as "feodal government". In the 18th century, Adam Smith, seeking to describe economic systems, effectively coined the forms "feudal government" and "feudal system" in his book Wealth of Nations ().

In the 19th century the adjective "feudal" evolved. In this celebrated treatise, Lord Kames proposes the concept of a historical treatment of law as a "rational science" and sets forth the methodology and order of such From this perspective, the fourteen tracts cover the history of criminal law, promises and covenants, property, creditor and debtor, courts, etc.

First published during the Scottish Enlightenment inthis is the second. Professor Pocock's subject is how the seventeenth century looked at its own past.

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Common law - Common law - The feudal land law: During the critical formative period of common law, the English economy depended largely on agriculture, and land was the most important form of wealth.

A money economy was important only in commercial centres such as London, Norwich, and Bristol. Political power was rural and based on landownership. Related Legal Terms & Definitions. FEUDAL Pertaining to feuds or fees; relating to or growing out of the feudal system or ; SUBINFEUDATION The system which the feudal tenants introduced of granting smaller estates out of those which ; FEUD In feudal law.

An estate in land held of a superior on condition of rendering FEUDARY A tenant who holds by feudal tenure, (also spelled "feodatory. Bundle: Seventy-First Tax Institute: Gould School of Law University of Southern California with Cumulative Index and Tables Volumes Publisher Matthew Bender Elite Products ISBN The Tenure In American Law.

Land in America is held allodially, that is, by all owners in equality without superior. The fee (a term which we get from the feudal system), is in America held allodially.

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and trans. by S.P. Scott (Print edition: Boston Book Company, )[At Libro]. The term feudalism is derived from the Latin feodum, for "fief," and ultimately from a Germanic word meaning "cow," generalized to denote valuable movable property.

Although analogous social systems have appeared in other civilizations, the feudalism of Europe in the Middle Ages remains the common model of feudal society. A treatise of tenures: in two parts; containing I.

The original, nature, use, and effect of feudal or common law tenures. Of custumary and copyhold tenures, explaining the nature and use of copyholds, and their particular customs, with respect to the duties of the lords, stewards, tenants, and suitors: with the nature of fines, forfeitures, hariots, escheats, descents, &:.

He enjoyed a very high reputation as a jurist, and his book, entitled ‘An Historical Treatise on the Feudal Law, and the Constitution and Laws of England, with a Commentary on Magna Charta’ (London,4to; 2nd edit.

; Portland, U.S.A.2 vols. 8vo), was long recognised as an authority. Sullivan died at Dublin in An historical treatise on the feudal law and the constitution and laws of England; with a commentary on Magna Charta, In a course of lectures read in the University of Dublin, by the late Francis Stoughton Sullivan,() An historical treatise on the feudal law and the constitution and laws of England; with a commentary on Magna Charta.It is above all Selden's discussions of the ancient constitution, the feudal law, and the Roman law, and later his growing interest in Grotian natural law discourse which are explored.

Discourse on History, Law, and Governance in the Public Career of John Selden: