The Law in Shakespeare
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 1999 - 303 pages
This work consists of definitions obtained from existing law dictionaries illustrated with annotations and, most important, by hundreds of quotations from Shakespeare's 37 plays, poems & sonnets.
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accused action of battery answer Antonio appear arrest attainder Bacon Bass bond Bouv Cade called cause charge claim commission committed common court crown death deed Dogb dost doth drown Duke England father fee-simple felony forfeit give Gomm guilty Hamlet hand hath hear heir Henry Henry VI honour husband John judge judgment justice king King Lear king's lands lawyer Lear learned lease letters-patent lord Love's Labour's Lost Macbeth marg marriage Marry Master constable Measure for Measure Merchant of Venice mercy oath offender officer Othello person plea Quarto queen recovery Richard Romeo and Juliet Salique Scene Scent seal Shakespeare Shylock slander Sonnet stand statute suit tell tenant tender thee things thou hast tion Titus Andronicus Tomlin's Law Diet treason trial unto Venice Winter's Tale witness word writ writing