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General Historic Resources
The Law Library has English translations of Old French and Latin treatises and documents in series produced by the Selden Society and London Record Society.
Full text of several older legal treatises. Browse the United Kingdom collection for specific titles, many of which can be found under the 'Miscellaneous' heading.
Making of Modern Law
Historic legal treatises (1800-1926), trials (1600-1926, and primary sources (1620-1926).
A history of English law by
Call Number: KD532.H728x
Publication Date: 1937-1972
Originally published in 1903 this comprehensive work covers the judicial system, Anglo-Saxon law, mediæval common law, rivals of common law, reform, and the Judicature acts.
Full text of English Reports (reprinted nominate reports of earliest cases).
Full text of many older British materials, including the English Reports, several series of nominate reports, and selected Law Reports from 1865-1900.
Over time primary legislation has changed names from Statutes at Large, through Public General Statutes, to Public General Acts.
Prior to 1963 Acts were issued by regnal year, that is the year of the sovereign's reign in which they were passed.
Free database of Parliamentary debates (Hansard, 1803-2005)
Official, full text of Public General Acts, Local Acts, and Statutory Instruments.
Full text of Statutes of the Realm (1235-1713).