The growth of Royal Government under Henry III /

The thirteenth century saw major developments in England's administration, as the procedures and processes of government expanded rapidly, the principles enshrined in Magna Carta became embedded, knights and burgesses were summoned to Parliament for the first time, and nothing short of a politi...

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Other Authors / Creators:Crook, David.
Wilkinson, Louise J.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer Ltd., 2015.
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontcover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; I. Records and their Uses; 1. Between Magna Carta and the Parliamentary State: The Fine Rolls of King Henry III, 1216-72; 2. The Form and Function of the Originalia Rolls; 3. The Fine Rolls of Henry III as a Source for the Legal Historian; 4. The Fine Rolls as Evidence for the Expansion of Royal Justice during the Reign of Henry III; 5. Administering the Irish Fines, 1199-1254: The English Chancery, the Dublin Exchequer and the Seeking of Favours
  • 6. Auditing and Enrolment in Thirteenth-Century Scotland7. Imitation and Independence in Native Welsh Administrative Culture, c. 1180-1280; 8. An Inventory of Gifts to King Henry III, 1234-5; II. Government in Action; 9. Another Fine Mess: Evidence for the Resumption of Exchequer Authority in the Minority of Henry III; 10. Roger of Wendover, Prior of Belvoir, and the Implementation of the Charter of the Forest, 1225-27; 11. Royal Government and Administration in Post-Evesham England, 1265-70; 12. The Church and the King: Canon Law and Kingship in England, 1257-61
  • 13. Women in English Local Government: Sheriffs, Castellans and Foresters14. The Origins of the Office of Escheator; Index