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.
|Title of host publication||Law and Authority in British Legal History, 1200-1900|
|Place of Publication||Cambridge|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Number of pages||19|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2016|