An Historical View of the English Government: From the Settlement of the Saxons in Britain to the Revolution in 1688 (4 Volumes in one book)

By: John Millar; Editors-Mark Salber Phillips, Dale R. Smith

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Previous owner's name inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Dust jacket in near fine. Binding tight and square. Appears unread. . . . . . . . . Partial TOC: BOOK ONE: Of the English Government, from the Settlement of the Saxons in Britain to the Reign of William the Conqueror -- 1.) Preliminary Account of the State of Britain under the Dominion of the Romans -- 2.) Character and Manners of the Saxons -- 3.) Settlement of the Saxons in Britain -- 4.) Similarity in the Situation of the Anglo-Saxons, and the other Barbarians who settled in the Provinces of the Western Empire -- 5.) The State of Property, and the different Ranks and Orders of Men, produced by the settlement of the Saxons in Britain -- 6.) Institution of Tythings, Hundreds, and Counties -- 7.) Of the Wittenagemote -- 8.) State of the Sovereign in the primitive Anglo-Saxon Government -- 9.) Of the principal Events from the Reign of Egbert to the Norman Conquest -- 10.) Variations in the State of Tythings, Hundreds, and Shires -- 11.) Changes produced in the Condition of the Vassals, and of the Peasants -- 12.) The Influence of these Changes upon the Jurisdiction and Authority of the feudal Lords -- 13.) Of Ecclesiastical Courts -- 14.) Alterations in the State of the Wittenagemote --------------- BOOK TWO: Of the English Government from the Reign of William the Conqueror, to the Accession of the House of Stewart -- 1.) The Norman Conquest -- 2.) In what Manner the Changes produced in the Reign of William the Conqueror affected the State of the national Council, p 239 3.) Of the ordinary Courts of Justice after the Norman Conquest -- 4.) Progress of Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Authority -- 5.) General View of the kingly Power, from the Reign of Edward I to that of Henry VII -- 6.) History of the Parliament in the same Period -- 7.) Alterations in the State of the ordinary Courts of Justice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 'I have found this to be a great source of information concerning the history of the British government ~ James I and Charles I but does lend itself to a more complete history of the English government.' -- Amazon Reader

Title: An Historical View of the English Government: From the Settlement of the Saxons in Britain to the Revolution in 1688 (4 Volumes in one book)

Author Name: John Millar; Editors-Mark Salber Phillips, Dale R. Smith

Categories: Politics,

Publisher: Liberty Fund: October 2006

ISBN Number: 0865974446

ISBN Number 13: 9780865974449

Size: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

Jacket Condition: As New

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