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Spring 2021 Seminar

Legal History: English Legal History

Prerequisites: The English Legal History course, either previously or concurrently, or the permission of the instructor, is required. Some materials in Latin and French will be studied, but neither language is required.

Exam Type: No Exam

An exploration of the sources of English legal history for those who wish to study the high medieval and early modern periods (roughly 1100–1600) in more depth than is possible in the introductory course. Three short papers will be required.

Note: This seminar is jointly-listed with FAS as History 2080. Students not writing their third-year papers in conjunction with this seminar should sign up for an hour of independent written work with Professor Donahue.