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Published by E. Karras, printer in Halle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alfred, King of England, 849-899.,
  • Law, Anglo-Saxon.,
  • Law -- England -- History -- To 1500.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEd. with an introduction ... by Milton Haight Turk. [Pt. 1--Introduction].
    ContributionsTurk, Milton Haight, 1866-1949.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD543 .T85 1890
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., 1 l.,
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23401809M
    LC Control Number10005503

    Alfred (also Ælfred from the Old English: Ælfrēd) (c. – 26 October ) was king of the southern Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex from to Alfred is noted for his defence of the kingdom against the Danish Vikings, becoming the only English King to be awarded the epithet 'the Great' (although not English, Canute the Great was another King of England given this title by the Danes).Predecessor: Ethelred of Wessex. Doom Book: The Doom Book, Code of Alfred or Legal Code of Ælfred the Great was the code of laws ("dooms", laws or judgments) compiled by Alfred the Great (c. AD) from three prior Saxon codes.

    Alfred was king of the West Saxons (or Wessex if you will) and later king of the Anglo-Saxons by virtue of being the last of the Heptarchy and the one with success against the Great Heathen Army. Ragnar Lodbrok has a similar situation where he attains his bloodline by simply becoming an adult. Alfred the Great. Favorite. The Doom Book (Legal Code of Ælfred the Great), ← Prev Alfred the Great Quotes Next → facebook; twitter; googleplus; email; linkedin.

    Free courses taught by Hillsdale College faculty to pursue knowledge of the highest things, form character, and defend constitutional government. Doom-book or dom-bec a book in which alfred the great: DOME-BOOK, DOOM-BOOK or DOM-BEC A book in which Alfred the Great, of England, after uniting the Saxon heptarchy, collected the various customs dispersed through the kingdom, and digested them into one uniform code. 4 Bl. Com.


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The legal code of Ælfred the Great by Great Britain. Laws, statutes, etc., (Alfred the Great) [from old catalog]; Turk, Milton Haight, Pages: The Law Code of King Alfred the Great is the largest and best preserved piece of legal documentation made prior to the Norman conquest ofand the first surviving Anglo-Saxon law code since Ine’s, nearly two centuries earlier, making it an essential document in the study of late Anglo-Saxon law, culture and e.

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The Doom Book, Code of Alfred or Legal Code of Aelfred the Great was the code of laws (“dooms”, laws or judgments) compiled by Alfred the Great (c. AD) from three prior Saxon codes, to which he prefixed the Ten Commandments of Moses and incorporated rules of life from the Mosaic Code and the Christian code of ethics.

The law-code of King Alfred the Great ( ) is one of the largest and most ambitious legislative enactments to survive from Anglo-Saxon England. It came to be known as sea domboc (the law or judgement book), and was cited using that appellation in the lawcodes of Alfred's tenth-century successors.

This dissertation consists of a study (volume one), together with an edition and critical Cited by: 1. Alfred is perhaps best of all remembered for his famous Law Code. According to the celebrated former British Statesman and Historian Sir Legal code of Ælfred the Great.

book Churchill, (2) the roots of King Alfred’s Book of Laws or Dooms (alias his ” Deemings”) came forth from the (as then already long-established) laws of Kent, Mercia and Wessex. The law-code of King Alfred the Great ( ) is one of the largest and most ambitious legislative enactments to survive from Anglo-Saxon England.

It came to be known as sea domboc (the law or judgement book), and was cited using that appellation in the lawcodes of Cited by: 1.

The code of law that was compiled under him was the first all-English collection of laws. Making use of earlier Anglo-Saxon laws, Alfred the Great incorporated into them new decrees specifically designed to strengthen the relations of the vassalage and large land-holdings.

Under Alfred measures were taken to develop education and culture. Alfred is perhaps best of all remembered for his famous Law Code. According to the celebrated former British Statesman and Historian Sir Winston Churchill,2 the roots of King Alfred's Book of Laws or Dooms (alias his "Deemings") came forth from the (as then already long-established) laws of Kent, Mercia and Wessex.

All these attempted to. In his monograph entitled The Legal Code of Alfred the Great, Turk points out that this arrangement is not justified by the MSS.

The introduction consists properly of two parts—the historical introduction based on the Mosaic law and the introduction proper. The insertions from the Mosaic law give a universal character to Alfred’s code. "The Laws of Alfred and Ine" published on 01 Jan by by: 1.

The largest piece of legislation issued by King Alfred of Wessex (–) as well as the longest legislative text issued in Old English, the Domboc comprises a preface of Mosaic and apostolic law followed by the king’s own decrees, to which has been added a code named in the text as issued by King Ine of Wessex (–).

According to the Domboc, Alfred’s own decrees were intended to. This book is a comprehensive study of political thought at the court of King Alfred the Great (–99).

It explains the extraordinary burst of royal learned activity focused on inventive translations from Latin into Old English attributed to Alfred's own by:   King Alfred’s Book of Dooms (Judgments) Alfred’s Book of Dooms (Judgments) () American law was established upon English common law. King Alfred’s code, or Alfred’s Dooms as it was called, begins with an almost literal transcript of the Decalogue.

The only variation is that the second commandment is omitted from its rightful place. Alfred’s Law Code, or Doom Book, was written sometime between the years setting out a series of law’s and their punishments if broken.

Alfred's law = Luck goes with the efficient. It balances Murphy's law. Another interpretation of your question is the book of code produced (between ) by Alfred the Great, King of the Anglo.

Legal reform. Alfred the Great’s most enduring work was his legal code, called Deemings, or Book of Dooms (Book of Laws). Sir Winston Churchill believed that Alfred blended the Mosaic Law, Celtic Law, and old customs of the pagan Anglo-Saxons.

The following excerpts are from “Alfred the Great” who proclaims the Law of Moses as the foundation of Anglo – Saxon law and administration. I have contrasted the appropriate selections of Mosaic law with King Alfred’s book of dooms”. The King’s Laws Exodus 1.) Now these are the judgments which thou shalt set before them.

2.). While this is clearly an innovation in the layout of the laws, facilitating reader cross-reference to specific legal content, it is not universally present in the Latin copies, and the turn of the thirteenth-century, London, British Library, Titus MS A.

xxvii (fol. v, ll. ) has the Peace copied in a single block without differentiating. Alfred the Great codified English law in "The Doom Book"in the early s, which stated that the same law applied to all persons - rich and poor.

Was this common during the early middle ages. Or was the Doom Book represent a new development in establishing the rule of law?. Those of Alfred, Ethelred, Canute, and those described as Edward the Confessor's, aspire to the character of codes; but English law, from its first to its latest phase, has never possessed an authoritative, constructive, systematic, or approximately exhaustive statement, such as was attempted by the great compilers of the civil and canon laws.The famous German Church Historian Rev.

Professor Dr.J.H. Kurtz called King Alfred the greatest and noblest of all the monarchs England has ever had. King Alfred applied all the energy of his mind to the difficult problems of government; to the emancipation of his Christian country by driving out the Pagan Danish invaders and robbers; and then to improving the internal condition of the land.This answer explains that Alfred The Great was named so because of his abilities in Military successes, Educational reforms and Common Law.

Why Was King Alfred So Great? Alfred the Great was born in Wantage, Oxfordshire, England, in the year CE.