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Expectations of the Law in 12th and 13th Century Scotland

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    Rights statement: © MacQueen, H. (2002). Expectations of the Law in 12th and 13th Century Scotland. Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis, 70(3), 279-290. 10.1163/157181902401737833

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)279-290
Number of pages12
JournalTijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2002


Considers the influence of the church and the canon law in the development of the Scots common law between 1100 and 1250, arguing that the interplay between these influences and those of English law and native custom, helped produce a distinctive system of law in medieval Scotland.

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  • Scots law, History of Scots law, Canon law, English common law

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