The King and His Courts: The Role of John and Henry III in the Administration of Justice, 1199-1240.
Turner, Ralph V.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1968. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear along the edges of the boards with minor bumping to the heel of the spine. The dj has minor wear and rubbing along the edges and slight scuffing to the covers. Slight fading along the spine of the dj also. 310 pages with footnotes, bibliography, and index. An interesting study of royal intervention in the courts of justice under Kings John and Henry III and how the abuses of John led to demands for judicial reform as illustrated by the Magna Carta. (Item ID: 14949)