Frederic William Maitland

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  • History of English Law before the Time of Edward I, with Sir Frederick Pollock, Cambridge University Press, 1899 [1st Pub. 1895; new ed. 1898].
  • Domesday Book and Beyond, Cambridge University Press, 1897.
  • Township and Borough: Being the Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of Oxford in the October Term of 1897, Cambridge University Press, 1898.
  • Roman Canon Law in the Church of England, Methuen & Co., 1898.
  • English Law and the Renaissance: the Rede Lecture for 1901, Cambridge University Press, 1901.
  • Charters of the Borough of Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1901 (reissued by Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN   978-1-108-01043-6)
  • Life and Letters of Leslie Stephen, Duckworth & Co., 1906. [11]
  • The Constitutional History of England, Cambridge University Press, 1909 [1st Pub. 1908].
  • Equity. Also the Forms of Action at Common Law , Edited by A.H. Chaytor and W.J. Whittaker, Cambridge University Press, 1910.
  • The Collected Papers of Frederic William Maitland, H.A.L. Fisher, ed., Vol. I, Cambridge University Press, 1911.
  • The Collected Papers of Frederic William Maitland, H.A.L. Fisher, ed., Vol. II, Cambridge University Press, 1911.
  • The Collected Papers of Frederic William Maitland, H.A.L. Fisher, ed., Vol. III, Cambridge University Press, 1911.
  • A Sketch of English Legal History, with Francis G. Montague, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1915.
  • The Letters of Frederic William Maitland, Selden Society, 1965.
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    1. Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Maitland, Frederic William"  . Encyclopædia Britannica . Vol. 17 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 446.
    2. Runciman, David (1997). Pluralism and the Personality of the State. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. xi. ISBN   9780521551915.
    3. "Maitland, Frederic William (MTLT868FW)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
    4. 1 2 3 Milsom, S. F. C. "Maitland, Frederic William (1850–1906)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/34837.(Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
    5. Rabban, David M. (2013). Law's History: American Legal Thought and the Transatlantic Turn to History. Cambridge University Press. p. 389.
    6. Elton, G.R. (1985). F.W. Maitland. Yale University Press. p. 1.
    7. 1 2 "Professor F. W. Maitland." Times [London, England] 22 December 1906: 6. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 29 May 2012
    8. Kirby, James (2017). "History, Law and Freedom: FW Maitland in Context". Modern Intellectual History: 1–28.
    9. "Frederic William Maitland," The Cambridge History of English and American Literature, Volume XIV. The Victorian Age, Part Two: Historians, Biographers and Political Orators, Putnam, 1907–1921.
    10. "Poets' Corner". Westminster Abbey. Archived from the original on 25 March 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
    11. Greenslet, Ferris (1907). "Review: Life and Letters of Leslie Stephen by Frederic William Maitland". The North American Review. 184: 195–198.

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    Frederic William Maitland

    FBA
    Frederic William Maitland by Beatrice Lock (Mrs Fripp).jpg
    Born28 May 1850
    London, England
    Diedc.19 December 1906
    Spouse
    (m. 1886)
    Children Fredegond Shove (b. 1889)
    Academic background
    Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge
    Influences