1. The Central Machinery.
2. The Regions.
3. The Counties.
4. Hundreds and Parishes.
5. Towns and Cities.
6. The Church.
8. The Feudal Structures.
Conclusion: The Unitary State.
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* Examines the machinery of central and local authority and relationship between the two.
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