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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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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.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History
Contents:
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
Devolution
The European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act 1998.