The sources of early Scots consistorial law: Reflections on law, authority and jurisdiction during the Scottish Reformation

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Abstract

This book chapter sought to explain the combination of Canon law, Roman law, the 'law of God', statute and customary law adopted by the Commissaries of Edinburgh as the marriage law of Scotland during the Reformation, through an exploration of the themes of custom, jurisdiction and authority within the context of various leading cases of the day.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLaw and Authority in British Legal History, 1200-1900
EditorsMark Godfrey
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherCambridge University Press
Chapter6
Pages120-139
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781107122277
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016

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    Green, T. (2016). The sources of early Scots consistorial law: Reflections on law, authority and jurisdiction during the Scottish Reformation. In M. Godfrey (Ed.), Law and Authority in British Legal History, 1200-1900 (pp. 120-139). Cambridge University Press.