Year Books

Year Books in United States

Year Books Definition

Books of reports of cases in a regular series from the reign of the English King Edward II., inclusive, to the time of Henry VIII., which were taken by the prothonotaries or chief scribes of the courts, at the expense of the crown, and published annually, whence their name “Year Books.” They consist of eleven parts, namely: , Part 1. Maynard’s Reports temp. Edw. II.; also divers Memoranda of the Exchequer temp. Edw. I. Part 2. Reports in the first ten years of Edw. III. Part 3. Reports from 17 to 39 Edw. III. Part 4. Reports from 40 to 50 Edw. III. Part 5. Liber Assisarum; or. Pleas of the Crown temp. Edw. III. Part 6. Reports temp. Hen. IV. and Hen. V. Parts 7 and 8. Annals; or Reports of Hen. VI. during his reign, in two vols. Part 9. Annals of Edw. IV. Part 10. Long Quinto; or, Reports in 5 Edw. IV. Part 11. Cases in the reigns of Edward V., Rich. III., Hen. VII., and Hen. VIII.

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Year Books Year Books in the and Finance and Banking Portal of the American Encyclopedia of Law.
Year Books Year Books in the Employment and Labor Portal of the American Encyclopedia of Law.
Year Books Year Books in the Personal Injury and Tort Portal of the American Encyclopedia of Law.
Year Books Year Books in the Environmental Law Portal of the American Encyclopedia of Law.

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Books of reports of cases in a regular series from the reign of the English King Edward II., inclusive, to the time of Henry VIII., which were taken by the prothonotaries or chief scribes of the courts, at the expense of the crown, and published annually, whence their name “Year Books.” They consist of eleven parts, namely: , Part 1. Maynard’s Reports temp. Edw. II.; also divers Memoranda of the Exchequer temp. Edw. I. Part 2. Reports in the first ten years of Edw. III. Part 3. Reports from 17 to 39 Edw. III. Part 4. Reports from 40 to 50 Edw. III. Part 5. Liber Assisarum; or. Pleas of the Crown temp. Edw. III. Part 6. Reports temp. Hen. IV. and Hen. V. Parts 7 and 8. Annals; or Reports of Hen. VI. during his reign, in two vols. Part 9. Annals of Edw. IV. Part 10. Long Quinto; or, Reports in 5 Edw. IV. Part 11. Cases in the reigns of Edward V., Rich. III., Hen. VII., and Hen. VIII.

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