Common Law

The origins of English Common Law probably begin with Saxon customs. But the Saxon trial procedure described in 'The Two Rivers' chapter of SARUM has some surprising features.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
RHUBARB - During the three centuries before the nineteenth, China had become so cut off from Europe that senior mandarins were quite unsure where Britain was. They’d even been told that the western barbarians needed to import herbal rhubarb from China (a medicine), and that they would die if they couldn’t get it.




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