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The medieval English borough; studies on its origins and constitutional history.

[Manchester] Manchester University Press; [1968] .
ISBN , 9780719003394, 0719003393

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Subjects Boroughs -- Great Britain.
Constitutional history, Medieval.
Great Britain -- Charters, grants, privileges.
Great Britain.
Local government -- Great Britain.
Local government.
Municipal government -- Great Britain -- History.
Municipal government.
Description xx, 371 pages 23 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages xiii-xx).
Contents 1. The origins of the Borough -- Introductory -- Before the Danish invasions -- The new Burhs fortified in the Danish wars -- After fortification -- 2. Borough and court -- The pre-domesday evidence -- The domesday evidence -- 3. The Borough fields and pastures -- 4. The Burgesses and their tenure -- Social status of the Anglo-Saxon Burgesses -- "The customs of Burgesses" -- Tenure by custom and Burgage tenure -- Burgage tenure in northern France in the eleventh century -- 5. The Borough community before 1966 -- The Burgesses as agricultural community -- The Burgesses as trading community -- The Burgesses as revenue-rendering and administrative community -- 6. Summary and general conclusion to 1966 -- 7. The Firma Burgi and the Commune, 1066-1191 -- The Firma Burgi in 1066 -- The Firma Burgi in 1086 -- The Firma Burgi and the Commune, 1086-1154 -- Revocable grants of Firma Burgi. Attempted Communes, 1154-91 -- The first fee farms and the commune of London, 1189-91 -- 8. Liber Burgus -- Additional note on Dr. Stephenson's view -- 9. The Borough community from the twelfth century -- The Borough community and the Gild Merchant before the Age of Mayors and Fee Farms -- The beginning of municipal incorporation -- 10. The origin of town councils -- 11. The common council of the Borough -- 12. The study of early municipal history in England.
Genre Charters.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)9252
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Tait, James, 1863-1944.
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