Friday, 7 September 2012

Constitutions of Clarendon

Constitutions of Clarendon
from the Medieval Sourcebook

http://www.britannia.com/history/docs/clarendn.html
http://www.constitution.org/eng/consclar.txt

This was a Parliament or Great Council summoned by King Henry II in January 1164 to attend at the royal hunting lodge at Clarendon, a few miles east of Old Sarum, and west of Winchester.

References

Michael Staunton (7 December 2001). "20. Constitutions of Clarendon (January 1164)"The Lives of Thomas Becket. Manchester University Press. pp. 91–6. ISBN 978-0-7190-5455-6.

John Reeves; William Francis Finlason (1869). Reeves' History of the English law: from the time of the Romans, to the end of the reign of Elizabeth [1603].. Reeves & Turner. pp. 125–.

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