Introducing the office of Sheriff, an important one in English legal history. We will be looking at the various functions Sheriffs perform as we move through the centuries
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This blog looks at the history of law, with an emphasis on land law. Boring? Not at all! People's land and possessions often arouse strong passions!
Law is all about people, how they organise themselves and resolve their disputes. And about the bonkers things they often argue about, and their deviousness in avoiding things they don't like - tax for instance.
I'm Tessa Shepperson - In my 'day job' I'm a specialist solicitor in landlord and tenant law. Here however I want to look at how it developed over the years. And tell a few funny stories ...
So I'm going on a journey, starting with the Normans and William the Conqueror in 1066. Come with me!