‘“To Move the First Day of Term”: Strategies, Practices and a Seventeenth-Century Microhistory’

Suggested Reading: – Simon Roberts, ‘The Study of Dispute: Anthropological Perspectives’, in John Bossy, ed., Disputes and Settlements. Law and Human Relations in the West (1983), ch. 1; – C.W. Brooks, Pettyfoggers and Vipers of the Commonwealth. The ‘Lower Branch’ of the Legal Profession in Early Modern England (1986), ch. 5; – Thomas Barnes, ‘Due Process and slow process in the late Elizabethan-early Stuart Star Chamber’, American Journal of Legal History, 6 (1962), 221-49, 315-46.