Constitutional history of the UK [electronic resource] / Ann Lyon.

"An appreciation of the development and evolution of the United Kingdom constitution is vital in order to understand the existing nature of the constitution, proposals for reform and the many complex challenges it faces. Ann Lyon presents a vivid overview of fourteen hundred years of English le...

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Main Author: Lyon, Ann, 1959- (Author)
Other title:Constitutional history of the United Kingdom.
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2016.
Edition:Second edition.
Table of Contents:
  • The Development of English Law and Government prior to the Norman Conquest
  • The Norman Conquest and After : 1066-1189
  • Magna Carta and its Genesis 1189-1216
  • The Birth of Parliament : The Reign of Henry III 1216-72
  • The Reign of Edward I
  • A King Dethroned : Edward II 1307-27
  • Edward III 1327-77
  • Sad Stories of the Death of Kings : Richard II
  • The 15th Century
  • Government and Royal Justice in the Later Middle Ages
  • The Early Tudors 1485-1547
  • The Children of Henry VII
  • The Genesis of Civil War 1603-42
  • Civil War and Commonwealth 1642-60
  • Restoration and Revolution 1660-89
  • The Revolution Entrenched 1689-1707
  • The Early 18th Century
  • The Later 18th Century
  • The Reform Era
  • An Increasing Role for Government
  • The Later 19th Century
  • Queen Victoria and the Emergence of Constitutional Monarchy
  • Two Constitutional Crises : 1906-14
  • Representation of the people since 1900
  • The Emergence of Modern Monarchy : The 20th Century
  • Britain and Europe : The European Community
  • Devolution
  • The European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act.