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" ... writs and oaths, have French names. In the province of justice and police, with its fines, its gaols and its prisons, its constables, its arrests, we must, now that outlawry is a thing of the past, go as far as the gallows if we would find an English... "
The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I. - Page 81
by Sir Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland - 1899 - 1379 pages
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Placing Middle English in Context

Irma Taavitsainen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 518 pages
...vividly described by Pollock and Maitland in their History of English Law before the Time of Edward I: of justice and police with its fines, its gaols and...the gallows if we would find an English institution. (Pollock and Maitland 1880, Vol. 1: 80-81) Until relatively recently, the "traditional" view was that...
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The History of English Law, Volume 1

Frederick Pollock (Sir)), Frederic William Maitland - 1976 - 403 pages
...judgment, sentence, appeal, reprieve, pardon, execution, every one and every thing, save the wituesses, writs and oaths, have French names. In the province...received tort, we have rejected droit : but even law !p.60] probably owes its salvation to its remote cousin the French lei1. 1 The connexion between onr...
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