Transcripts from court rolls of "plaids capitaulx", 1534-1562, before the Bailiff and jurats of Gurnsey.
Transcripts from court rolls of "plaids capitaulx", 1534-1562, before the Bailiff and jurats of Gurnsey
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Bailiwick of Guernsey is part of the British Isles, but not part of the United Kingdom in terms of legal jurisdiction. The common law of Guernsey derives, with some modifications, from the customary law of Normandy. The jurats are local men, elected by the States of Guernsey, to serve as a permanent jury in the Royal Court, under the presidency of the Bailiff
Access is unrestricted
From the library of Prof. J. Le Patourel, presented by his widow, November 1981
In Guernsey French