The Gothic Bequest: Medieval Institutions in British Thought, 1688-1863 by R. J. Smith

The Gothic Bequest: Medieval Institutions in British Thought, 1688-1863 by R. J. Smith
English | May 29, 1987 | ISBN: 0521329434, 0521893690 | 245 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

Throughout much of their modern history Britons turned to the past for evidence in current controversies. Within this tradition of historical self-justification the Middle Ages had a special place: the early forms of the law and the constitution belong to the medieval centuries while the continuous history of the English Church began in the Saxon age.
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