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Law Common law English law Government of the United Kingdom Legal history Legal procedure Writ Form of action Equity Precedent Court of Chancery Exchequer of Pleas Vanessa Chan Abbot Henry
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Law Common law English law Government of the United Kingdom Legal history Legal procedure Writ Form of action Equity Precedent Court of Chancery Exchequer of Pleas Vanessa Chan Abbot Henry
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35 The idea that all people ought to be subject to law, thought at the time law was mostly customary and local. Written laws including: o the writ (the document which brings legal action) o the shire-reeve (sheriff) o notion of the King's Peace (beaching the peace is still a crime) e.g. writ of habeas corpus: a prerogative writ which orders a person detaining another to bring them before a court so the legality of their detention can be determined Norman Conquest (William the Conqueror): Introduced the feudal system. The duty to lords within regions gave rise to `manorial justice' Doomsday book: William the Conquer sent his commissioners all over England to count what people had and to determine the tax they owed to the Crown it is an extraordinarily detailed record which covered which people lived where, what they owned , their income, their animal...
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