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(c. 1120–c. 1200)
  • Peter Stein


Vacarius (c. 1120–c. 1200), civil lawyer, who introduced the revived Roman civil law into England, was almost certainly of Lombard origin. He studied civil law at Bologna, where he attained the title magister. About 1143 Archbishop Theobald brought him to Canterbury to join the team, led by ...

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Selden Society