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If you are not a student of medieval law, you might not be familiar with the work of Henry of Bratton (Henricus de Brattona or Bractona). Bratton was a judge of the court known as coram rege, which later became known as the King's Bench, in the 1250's. He is best known for writing the extended treatise, "De legibus et consuetudinibus Angliae", which translated means, "On the Laws and Customs of...