The purpose of this thesis is to identify the influence of the doctrines of the Medieval European Ius Commune on the Scots law of moveable succession in the crucial period of its development: from the Reformation to approximately 1700. To this purpose, this research is dealing with the Scottish writings, case law and archival materials, comparing them with the relevant Civilian and Canonistic texts and treatises of Medieval and Early Modern Continental authors.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||30 Nov 2016|
|Place of Publication||Edinburgh|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|