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Legal history: western Europe: Germany

Finding texts and commentary

Some subject searches to try in SOLO:

Law Germany History
Law Germany Sources
Law, Saxon
Law, Germanic

Feudal Law - Germany
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Germany -- Early works to 1800
Feudalism - Germany

Civil law - Germany - History

Some digital libraries of older texts

Books in BodLibs

Lehnrecht & local law (Stadtrecht, Landrecht, Reichsrecht)

Vocabulary

Lehnrecht (feudal law)
Herr (lord)
Mann, Vasall
Treue
Hulde, Huldigung
Kommendation (act of fealty)
Grundherrschaft (manorialism)
Schöffen (law-finders)

Sources

Sachsenspiegel (mirror of the Saxons) Eike von Repgow
Deutschenspiegel
Schwabenspiegel  (mirror of the Swabians)
Steiermärkisches Landrechtsbuch, Styrian Law Book
Wiener Stadtrechtsbuch, Vienna City Law Book
Weistüm
Systematische Schoffenrecht

"The reception of Roman law in Germany: an interpretation" by W.Kunkel is in Pre-reformation Germany ed Strauss (1972) which can be ordered from Closed Stacks

German historic dictionaries

Handwörterbuch zur Deutsche Rechtsgeschichte  complete 1st ed Taylorian REF.G.25.
Handwörterbuch zur Deutsche Rechtsgeschichte  2nd ed Bodleian URR.Ref.368

The yet to be completed
Deutsches Rechtswörterbuch : Wörterbuch der älteren deutschen Rechtssprache  is in the Law Bod at German 450 D486

and is freely available online see link below