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Early English Laws

A project to publish online and in print new editions and translations of all English legal codes, edicts, and treatises produced up to the time of Magna Carta 1215.

National Library of Wales: Crime and Punishment

Database providing information on crimes, criminals and punishments included in the gaol files of the Court of Great Sessions in Wales from 1730 until its abolition in 1830.

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey

Searchable collection of texts that detail the thousands of criminal trials held at London's central criminal court from 1674 to 1913.

The Selden Society

A learned society and publisher devoted entirely to English legal history. provides information about their membership, publications, meetings, and lectures.

The Stair Society

Formed to advance knowledge of the history of Scots Law by publishing original documents and reprinting works of sufficient rarity or importance. Provides details of membership, publications, and annual lectures.

Welsh Legal History Society

Offers research information, resources and links promoting the rich history of law in Wales.

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