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The Rise of the Barristers: A Social History of the English Bar 1590-1640

Author(s) By Wilfrid R. Prest (Reader in History, University of Adelaide).
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780198202585
Practice Area Laws of Specific jurisdictions
Format Paperback
Pages 458
Published in United Kingdom
Published 2 May 1991
Availability POD

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£37.70

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This is a detailed study of the most powerful and prosperous professional group in early modern England. The half century before the calling of the Long Parliament in 1640 saw the bar undergo rapid growth and profound structural change. Wilfrid Prest's scholarly history examines the effects of these changes on the barrister's working life and explores the participation of barristers in the cultura

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