Launch of Early English Laws

The Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, and King’s College London will be launching Early English Laws ( at 6.00pm on Tuesday 27 March 2012. Conceived as a ten-year initiative 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, the project’s first phase is now complete. The work has been possible thanks to generous support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Early English Laws will be introduced by Michael Wood, and there will then be a brief demonstration of the website and database, followed by a reception in the Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, University of London.

If you would like to join us in celebrating this important landmark for the project, email Emma Bohan ( by Thursday 15 March 2012. For details on finding us, see

Posted by: Jane Winters (

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