Land Law

Land Law Texts

A tractate in the laws of country in the law manuscripts, it discusses the ways of claiming land in Welsh law. In the Iorwerth texts there is a section outlining a case for land. It is likely that land law was conservative and out-of-date in the lawbooks.
(c)British Library Board, Add. 22356

(c)British Library Board, Add. 22356



Charles-Edwards, T. M., ‘Boundaries in Irish law’, in P. H. Sawyer (ed.), Medieval Settlement: Continuity and Change (London, 1976), 83–7.

Charles-Edwards, T. M., Early Irish and Welsh Kinship (Oxford, 1993).

Ellis, T. P., ‘The Land in Ancient Welsh Law’, Aberystwyth Studies X: The Hywel Dda Millenary Volume (1928), 65-102.

Ellis, T. P., ‘“Mamwys”: Textual references’, Y Cymmrodor 40 (1929), 230-250.

*Jenkins, D., ‘A Lawyer Looks at Welsh Land Law’, Transactions of the Honourable Society of the Cymmrodorion (1967), 220-246.

Jenkins, D., Agricultural Co-Operation in Welsh Medieval Law (National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, 1982).

*Jenkins, D., ‘A Second Look at Welsh Land Law’, Transactions of the Honourable Society of the Cymmrodorion (2001), 13-93.

Smith, Ll. Beverley, ‘The Gage and the Land Market in Late-Medieval Wales’, The Economic History Review 29, no. 2 (1976), 537-550.

Smith, Ll. Beverley, ‘Tir Prid: Deeds of Gage of Land in Late-Medieval Wales’, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 27 (1976-78), 263-277.

Walters, D. B., ‘Meddiant and Goresgyn’, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 31 (1984), 112-118.

      




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