Marriage litigation in medieval England /

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Author / Creator:Helmholz, R. H.
Imprint:Holmes Beach, Fla. : Wm. W. Gaunt, 1986.
Description:x, 246 pages ; 22 cm.
Language:English
Series:Cambridge studies in English legal history
Cambridge studies in English legal history.
Subject:Marriage law -- Great Britain -- History.
Matrimonial actions -- Great Britain -- History.
Law, Medieval.
Law, Medieval.
Marriage law.
Matrimonial actions.
Great Britain.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1566281
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ISBN:0912004479
9780912004471
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-241) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Sources
  • 2. Suits to enforce marriage contracts
  • 3. Suits for divorce and incidental marriage causes
  • 4. Proceedure in marriage cases
  • 5. Judges, lawyers, witnesses and litigants
  • 6. Changes and variations in practice
  • Conclusion