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Sayles, G. O. (George Osborne) 1901-1994

Overview
Works: 136 works in 511 publications in 4 languages and 11,155 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator
Classifications: DA130, 942.01
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Most widely held works by G. O Sayles
The medieval foundations of England by G. O Sayles( Book )

87 editions published between 1948 and 1977 in English and French and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The governance of mediaeval England from the conquest to Magna carta by H. G Richardson( Book )

32 editions published between 1940 and 1974 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King's Parliament of England by G. O Sayles( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among England's many contributions to Western civilization, the development of a workable democracy is easily the most important. And while democratic institutions have been adopted by other than English-speaking peoples in the past hundred years, they are peculiarly English--a creation of centuries of trial and error. A great deal is known about the recent history of parliaments. Less understood, however, are the origins of the English Parliament during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Historian George O. Sayles has spent much of his long scholarly career working toward that understanding, brought together here in a comprehensive and yet concise volume, Beginning with a survey of the previous scholarship on the subject, Professor Sayles moves on to a discussion of the twelfth- and thirteenth-century assemblies and councils--forerunners of the modem parliament--explaining functions in terms of contemporary problems and tracing the steps in their evolution. By the conclusion of this book the reader will know how the parliament came into being, what its early activities and responsibilities were, who attended, and how often they met. In addition, the reader will have an understanding of the relationship between the king and parliament by the fifteenth century.--From publisher description
The Irish Parliament in the Middle Ages by H. G Richardson( Book )

27 editions published between 1952 and 1964 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law and legislation from Aethelberht to Magna Carta by H. G Richardson( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English Parliament in the Middle Ages by H. G Richardson( Book )

14 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<I>The English Parliament in the Middle Ages</i> is a collection of 26 essays written by historians H. G. Richardson and G. O. Sayles between 1925 and 1967. These essays - some collaborative, and some written individually by Richardson and Sayles - illuminate various aspects of English parliamentary history, beginning with the origins of parliament. Brought together with a foreword and additional notes by G. O. Sayles, this volume provides a comprehensive reference point for all scholars interested in medieval bureaucracy and the history of law
The functions of the medieval Parliament of England by G. O Sayles( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series of documents, covering the first hundred years after the Provisions of Oxford in 1258, is given in translation so that all who are interested in the history of parliament but have little Latin and less Old French may consult them
Rotuli parliamentorum Anglie hactenus inediti MCCLXXIX-MCCCLXXIII by Great Britain( Book )

17 editions published in 1935 in 3 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parliament rolls of Edward I, Edward II and Edward III
Select cases of procedure without writ under Henry III by England( Book )

9 editions published between 1941 and 1971 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleta. Edited with a translation by H.G. Richardson and G.O. Sayles( Book )

in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Select cases in the Court of King's Bench by England( Book )

10 editions published between 1938 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scripta diversa by G. O Sayles( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Court of King's Bench in law and history : Selden Society lecture delivered in the Hall of the Inner Temple, March 1959 by G. O Sayles( Book )

12 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The administration of Ireland, 1172-1377 by H. G Richardson( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parliaments and great councils in medieval England by H. G Richardson( Book )

8 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parliaments and councils of mediaeval Ireland by Irish Manuscripts Commission( Book )

8 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Selden Society lectures : 1952-2001 by Selden Society( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleta : volume IV, Book V, and Book VI by Selden Society( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleta( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents on the affairs of Ireland before the King's Council( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Sayles, G.O.

Sayles, G. O. 1901-1994

Sayles, G. O. (George Osborne), 1901-1994

Sayles, George.

Sayles, George O.

Sayles, George O. 1901-1994

Sayles, George Osborne 1901-

Sayles, George Osborne 1901-1994

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The English Parliament in the Middle AgesThe functions of the medieval Parliament of EnglandScripta diversaThe Selden Society lectures : 1952-2001