Casus Placitorum, and Reports of the Cases in the King's Courts, 1272-1278Dunham, William H., ed. Casus Placitorum, and Reports of the Cases in the King's Courts, 1272-1278 . SS, 69 for 1950. London: Quaritch, 1952.
Abstract: Text in English. The Casus resembles an annotated casebook based on judicial decisions delivered during the reign of Henry III... Reports appear to be contemporary reports of cases decided in the period around 1250 mainly in the Court of Common Pleas and at the eyres in the country.
A Mannor and Court Baron (Harleian MS. 6714)Green, J. Samuel. A Mannor and Court Baron (Harleian MS. 6714) . Manorial Society's Publications, 3. London: The Manorial Society, 1909.
Notes: Also available online in MOML (subscription database)
Abstract: Reproduces the text of the Harleian MS. (No. 6714) in the British Museum.
Pleas of the Crown, or, A Methodical Summary of the Principal Matters Relating to That Subject .Hale, Matthew. Pleas of the Crown, or, A Methodical Summary of the Principal Matters Relating to That Subject . London: Printed by the assigns of Richard Atkyns and Edward Atkyns Esquires, for William Shrewsbury ... and John Leigh ..., 1716.
Notes: 1682 and 1678 editions also available online in EEBO; 1707 edition available in ECCO; 1716 edition available in Modern Economy (subscription databases)
Abstract: An early treatise on criminal pleadings.
Historia Placitorum Coronae=The History of the Pleas of the CrownHale, Matthew, and Sollom Emlyn, ed. Historia Placitorum Coronae=The History of the Pleas of the Crown. 2 Vols. London: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling for F. Gyles , 1736.
Notes: 1800 and 1847 editions also available online in MOML; 1847 edition also available online in HeinOnline? (subscription databases)
Abstract: An early treatise on pleadings.
Radulphi De Hengham SummaeHengham, Ralph de, and William H. Dunham, ed. Radulphi De Hengham Summae. Ed. by William Huse Dunham . Cambridge Studies in English Legal History, 8. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1932.
Abstract: Text in Latin. Hengham's Summa Magna and Summa Parva are two little treatises on procedure, dealing with essoins, defaults, writs etc. Probably written before 1290. Hengham, Chief Justice of the king's bench, died in 1311.
Placita Corone, or La Corone Pledee Devant JusticesKaye, J. M., ed. and trans. Placita Corone, or La Corone Pledee Devant Justices. Selden Society Supplementary Series, 4. London: Selden Society, 1966.
Abstract: A French treatise on various aspects of criminal law, with accompanying English translation. The date of the original manuscripts is uncertain, probably early fourteenth century. The earliest datable event cited in the text is 1274.
Legal and Manorial FormulariesRatcliff, Sidney C., A. J. Collins , and Bertram Schofield , eds. Legal and Manorial Formularies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1933.
Abstract: Text in Latin. Edited from original manuscripts dating to about 1300 in the British Museum and the PRO.
Readings and Moots at the Inns of Court in the Fifteenth CenturyThorne, Samuel E., ed. Readings and Moots at the Inns of Court in the Fifteenth Century. SS, 71 for 1952. London: Quaritch, 1953.
Abstract: Translations of Norman-French manuscripts of readings from the early and middle part of the fifteenth century. The 'old statutes' of Henry III and Edward I were the main subjects studied.
Brevia PlacitataTurner, George J., ed. Brevia Placitata. SS, 66 for 1947. London: Quaritch, 1951.
Abstract: A 13th century treatise in Norman French on pleading in the King's courts. It appears to have been written in 1260 and contains the earliest collection of common law pleadings, dating from the mid-thirteenth century.
The Liber Pauperum of VacariusVacarius, and Francis de Zulueta, ed. The Liber Pauperum of Vacarius. SS, 44 for 1927. London: Quaritch, 1927.
Abstract: "An edition in nine books of Vacarius' epitome and gloss of the Roman 'Corpus Juris.' ... An important contribution to medieval civil law studies."
The First Code of English LawWormald, Patrick, ed. The First Code of English Law . Canterbury: Canterbury Commemoration Society , 2005.
Abstract: Includes: Fet Asaver; Judicium Essoniorum; Modus Componendi Brevia; Exceptiones ad Cassandum Brevia.