Definitive collection of source material on the origins of English law. Provides in-depth and authoritative commentary and interpretation. Offers comprehensive scholarly apparatus for ease of study and reference. .
Patrick Wormald was a college tutor and university lecturer at Christ Church, Oxford. He was previously a lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Glasgow and a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His publications include The Anglo-Saxons (co-editor, 1982) and Ideal and Reality in Frankish and Anglo-Saxon Society (editor, 1983), as well as numerous articles on the legal, religious and cultural history of early medieval Britain and Europe.