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The Legal History of Wales 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780708325179
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780708320648
Published: February 2013
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99



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Watkin provides a history of the various legal systems by which Wales and its people have been governed over the last two millenia, including the civil law of Rome, the laws of the native Welsh people, the canon law of the Church and the English common law.

This book shows how in each age the people of Wales have adapted to and adopted the legal traditions which they have encountered and assesses the importance of this inheritance for the future of modern Wales within both Europe and the wider international community.

Subjects:
Legal History
Contents:
1. Pre-Roman Britain
2. Wales in the Roman Empire
3. The Sub-Roman Period
4. The Age of the Native Princes
5. The Norman Invasion and Edward I
6. The Later Middle Ages
7. The Tudors and the Union with England
8. The Age of the Great Sessions
9. The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
10. Devolution and After