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Bigelow, Melville M., ed. Placita Anglo-Normannica: Law Cases From William I to Richard I Preserved in Historical Records. Boston: Soule and Bugbee, 1881. OCLC: 150696247
Abstract: Text in Latin, with English headnotes. A valuable collection of unofficial records of litigation, comprising mainly narrative accounts of cases taken from the choniclers. The preface indicates that it includes "substantially all the recorded temporal, and a few ecclesiastical litigations of the great period which begins with the Norman Conquest and ends with the beginning of the reign of Richard I." (1066-1199). All charters and documents not relating to litigation have been excluded.

Cobbett, William, and Thomas B. Howell, ed. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. 33 Vols. London: Printed by T.C. Hansard for R. Bagshaw, 1809. OCLC: 122275433
Abstract: Based on earlier editions published in 1719, 1730, 1742, and 1775. Covers English trials relating to offenses against the State or trials illustrative of the law relating to State Officers. Covers a wide variety of cases, predominantly high treason, but also bigamy, sedition, seditious libel, murder involving high-ranking officials, riot, piracy, witchcraft, bribery, and corruption. Vol. 1 covers Henry II to Elizabeth I (1163-1600).

Van Caenegem, Raoul C., ed. English Lawsuits From William I to Richard I. 2 Vols. SS, 106 for 1990, 107 for 1991 ed. London: Selden Society, 1990. OCLC: 23752828
Abstract: Accounts of lawsuits between 1066 and 1199, drawn from chronicles, charters, and similar sources. Vol. 1 covers from William I to Stephen; Vol. 2 covers from Henry I to Richard I.

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