Leges Henrici

Leges Henrici

[Latin, Laws of Henry.] A book written between 1114 and 1118 containing Anglo-Saxon and Norman law. It is an invaluable source of knowledge of the period preceding the full development of the Norman law.

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The first concerns the ways in which legal thinkers from the anonymous compiler of the twelfth-century Leges Henrici Primi through to the great authors of the period preceding the English Civil War conceived of the idea of reason and of the relationship between the legal past and constantly evolving notions about reason.