Law and Order in Seventeenth-Century England: The Organization of Local Administration during the Personal Rule of Charles I

@article{Langelddecke1997LawAO,
  title={Law and Order in Seventeenth-Century England: The Organization of Local Administration during the Personal Rule of Charles I},
  author={Henrik Langel{\"u}ddecke},
  journal={Law and History Review},
  year={1997},
  volume={15},
  pages={49-76}
}
Two of the most significant factors in the development of European nation states are the enforcement of the law and the political relationship between central government and the provinces. The establishment of powerful national institutions in the Middle Ages, the successful incorporation of its geographical fringes, and the involvement of local elites in implementing national law and policies have made England a challenging subject to test this interaction between the center and the localities… Expand
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