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Name Index


Henry de Bracton

Trans. Devon. Assoc. vol. 15 (1883), pp. 180-195.


W.K. Willcocks

Prepared by Michael Steer

Henry de Bracton, (abt. 1210-abt. 1268), born either at Bratton Fleming or Bratton Clovelly, was a medieval jurist and priest whose masterful treatise on Common Law and procedure provided a framework for the early English legal system. His famous De legibus et consuetudinibus Angliae (On the laws and customs of England) was a systematic explanation of English Law for judges and practitioners during the reign of King Henry III. De legibus and another of his works, Note-Book, helped shape the system of case law and pleadings that began during the reign of Henry III. Historians consider De legibus the high point of medieval legal scholarship. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the University of Michigan Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.

Four Raleigh pedigrees compared; 1564; 1620 Visitations; Westcote & Pole, p. 176.
Azo 194
Bale 183, 185
Bathonia, Henrico de 184
Blundo, Ricardo 188
Boseham, Ricardo 188
Boyd, Very Rev Dr 187
Bracton, Henry de throughout
Bracton, Humfred 181-2
Bracton, Odo de 182
Bracton, Robert 181-2
Bracton, Thomas 181-2
Britton 181
Bronescombe, Bishop 187-9
Brus, Robert le 185, 190
Campbell, Lord 180, 184-5
Canterbury, Theodore, Archbishop of 183
Caxton, Jeremia de 184
Chartres, Bishop of 183
Cory, Magister Rogerio 188
Coverdale, Miles 192
Delacron, Magistro Edwardo 189
Derby, Earl of 186, 195
Despenser, Hugh le 185, 190
Duck, Dr Arthur 183, 185
Dugdale, Sir William 184-7, 190
Edward I 181, 194
Ellesmere, Lord 185
Esse, Ricardo Magistro de 189
Exeter, Bishop of 187
Ferrers, William de 186
Foss, Mr 180, 184-6, 190
Henry III 181-2, 184-6, 194
John, King 182
Le Neve 186-7
Madox 194
Marmoustier of Tours, Stephen Abbot of 191
Mary, Queen 192
Moore, Mr Stuart 191
Murray 190
Oldham, Bishop 192
Pateshull, Martin de 184, 194
Prince, John 180, 182, 184-6, 190, 195
Prous, Andreas 187
Radlegh, William de 182, 184, 194
Reeves 181, 185
Salisbury, John of 183
Savoy, Peter la 184
Selden 181
Spence 184
Thornton, Gilbert de 194
Thurkilby, Roger de 184
Tracy, Magister Oliver de 189-90
Twiss, Sir Travers 180-4, 186-7, 189, 191, 193
Vacarius, Magister 183, 194
Veysey, Bishop 192
Waltham, Simon Abbot of 184
Wells, Dean of 188
Wiger, Sir John KNt 191
Wright, Mr W H K 180