Major interests pursued by staff at the Centre for Legal History are Roman law, the learned laws in the Middle Ages, the history of law in Europe, the history of Scots law, and legal history in Louisiana. The interests of the Centre avoid a narrow focus on law as rules, and research is typically comparative and interdisciplinary, drawing on a wide range of sources. www.centreforlegalhistory.ed.ac.uk

Items in this Collection

  • South of Scotland Castles of the 15th Century 

    MacQueen, Hector; Ward, Pauline; Macdonald, Stuart
    This data details the locations of castles in the south of Scotland in the 15th century. The locations were gathered by Prof MacQueen. The data were cleaned and mapped by Pauline Ward using ESRI ArcGIS 10.2 with assistance ...
  • Lawyers' Edinburgh 1800-2000 

    MacQueen, Hector L.; Theunissen, Ashley
    Lawyers' Edinburgh 1800-2000 is a beginning on the history of leading Edinburgh law firms from 1800-2000, intended to show their long existence, their location in the New Town until very recently, and the identities of ...