"AN ACTE FOR LAWES AND JUSTICE TO BE MINISTERED IN WALES IN LIKE FOURME AS IT IS IN THIS REALM" AND PROBLEMS OF INCORPORATION OF WALES IN THE ENGLISH KINGDOM
«AN ACTE FOR LAWES AND JUSTICE TO BE MINISTERED IN WALES IN LIKE FOURME AS IT IS IN THIS REALM» И ПРОБЛЕМЫ ИНКОРПОРАЦИИ УЭЛЬСА В СОСТАВ АНГЛИЙСКОГО КОРОЛЕВСТВА

Мария Лошкарева, Mariya Loshkareva, Елизавета Долкова, Elizaveta Dolkova
2015 Journal of Foreign Legislation and Comparative Law  
The article is devoted to "An Acte for Lawes and Justice to be ministered in Wales in like fourme as it is in this Realm" (27 Henry VIII c. 26) and "An Acte for certaine Ordinaunces in the Kinges Majesties Domynion and Principalitie of Wales" (34 and 35 Henry VIII c. 26) which incorporated Wales to England, extended the legal system of England to Wales and introduced the norms of English administration. These Acts are considered as a part of the Tudor's state formation, which was characterized
more » ... was characterized by colonialism and by the intention to create a single state and a single legal jurisdiction. In this article authors analyze main causes of these acts' creation and preparation stages for the Wales' incorporation to England. Act of Union ended the distinction between the principality and the March, abolished privileges of the Lords of the March, established new administrative division into counties and provided Wales with representation in Parliament. According to the Act of Union 1535 English became the only language of the courts of Wales. The next Act of 1542 established new system of courts in Wales, as a result Wales got some elements of self-government.
doi:10.12737/14267 fatcat:u5xtv3vsrvcapovgoh7b5kgx7i