The influence of the European Ius Commune on the Scots law of succession to moveables, 1560-1700

Ilya Kotlyar

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis


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.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Cairns, John, Promotor, External person
  • Du Plessis, Paul, Co-promotor, External person
Award date30 Nov 2016
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

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