Liberty, order & law under native Irish rule; a study in the book of the Ancient laws of Ireland, by Sophie Bryant.
Harding & More, ltd.,
|Holy Cross Note:||2nd ed.|
Table of Contents:
- Patrick and the revision of the ancient Irish law.-Introduction to the Senchus mor.-Cain Patrick: the law of fosterage.-Cain Patrick: the law of lord and tenant.-Cain Patrick: the law of social connections.-Corus bescna. The secular law of social obligations.-Corus eaglasta; Patrick's ecclesiastical policy.-The organisation of the kindred in the geilfine system.-Developments arising out of the insitiution of the composite family.-Rank, duty, and privilege in ancient Irish society.-The law of torts as criminal law.-The law of torts as civil law.-Administration of the law of torts by distraint.-The law of sick mainenance.-Of taking lawful possession of land.-Rights of women as owners of property.-On the incidence of fines under the law of torts.-The law as schoolmaster.-Appendices: Concerning editorial notes on critical historical points.