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Medieval West - Additional Web Resources: Law

This is a guide to free web sites about the Medieval West: general and history, images, law, literature, science, women, philosophy, religion, scholarly organnizations, scholarly discussion lists.


An alphabetical list.

Anglo-American Legal Tradition

Documents from Medieval and Early Modern England from the National Archives in London.  Digitized and displayed through the O'Quinn Law Library of the University of Houston Law Center by license of the National Archives. Sponsored by the University of Houston Law Center and by the University of Houston Department of History.

Early English Laws Early English Laws is a project to publish online and in print new editions and translations of all English legal codes, edicts, and treatises produced up to the time of Magna Carta 1215. The research questions, problems, context, and method driving the project are discussed in Project Description. It is supported by a collaboration between the Institute of Historical Research at the University of London and the Department of Digital Humanities at King's College London. The AHRC has provided initial funding for the first three years of the project (2009–2011). For information on participants in the project, see Project Team.

English Historical Documents

Provides modernized English language texts for major primary sources in English history from 500 to 1914, including American Colonial era documents. Browse by subjects (technology, foreign affairs, etc.), chronological timeline, or by original published volume order. Search by keyword or use advanced search for specific document title, personal name, or place name. Based on the print series (Main DA 26 .E55) edited by David C. Douglas.

English Medieval Legal Documents AD 600-AD 1535: a Compilation of Published Sources The goal of this project is to create a collaborative database on the published sources of English medieval legal documents, and to provide links to the growing number of online sources currently being developed.

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