Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

Book of the Month

Cover of Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies

Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies

Edited by: Simon Mortimore
Price: £225.00

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...

Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online


UK Public Holiday May 2017

Wildy's will be closed on Monday 1st May and will re-open on Tuesday 2nd May.

Online book orders received during the time we are closed will be processed as soon as possible once we re-open on Tuesday.

As usual Credit Cards will not be charged until the order is processed and ready to despatch.

Any non-UK eBook orders placed after 5pm on the Friday 28th April will not be processed until Tuesday 2nd May. UK eBook orders will be processed as normal.

Hide this message

This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Constitutional History of the UK 2nd ed isbn 9781138910676

Constitutional History of the United Kingdom

ISBN13: 9781859417461
ISBN: 1859417469
New Edition ISBN: 9781138910676
Published: March 2003
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The British constitution is unique in being both unwritten and the product of many centuries of evolution,at times peaceful and at times set against a background of violent conflict. Its nature, and its many unusual features, cannot be understood without a knowledge of the forces which shaped that evolution. This book provides an accessible one-volume introduction to the development of the British constitution from its earliest beginnings in the 7th century to the present day. It focuses on the political events, and social, religious and philosophical ideas which have shaped the constitutions development. It is designed for university undergraduates studying law, history, politics and related subjects.

Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History
The Development of English Law and Government Prior to the Norman Conquest
The Norman Conquest and After, 1066-1189
Magna Carta and its Genesis 1189-1216
The Birth of Parliament: The Reign of Henry III 1216-72
The Reign of Edward I
A King Dethroned: Edward II 1307-27
Edward III 1327-77
The 15th Century
Government and Royal Justice in the Later Middle Ages
The Early Tudors 1485-1547
The Children of Henry VIII
The Genesis of Civil War 1603-42
Civil War and Commonwealth 1642-60
Restoration and Revolution 1660-89
The Revolution Entrenched 1689 - 1707
The 18th Century
The Reform Era
The Later 19th Century
Queen Victoria and the Emergence of Constitutional Monarchy
Representation of the People Since 1900
The Emergence of Modern Monarchy: the 20th Century
Britain and Europe: The European Community
The European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act 1998.