JH Baker, ‘Indebitatus Assumpsit in 1447’

“It might not have been foreseen that computer technology would revolutionise the study of legal history; but the ability to take digital photographs in libraries and record offices has begun to affect profoundly the work English legal historians. And the most useful publicly available mine of previously unpublished legal information is the enormous collection of photographs of all the plea rolls of the King’s Bench and Common Pleas from the earliest times to the 1620s, assembled through the unflagging industry of Professor Robert Palmer and his colleagues on the ‘Anglo-American Legal Tradition’ (AALT) website …”

JH Baker, Indebitatus Assumpsit in 1447, Cambridge Law Journal, Volume 80, Issue 1, March 2021, pp 39-41, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0008197321000246.

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