The part of English law that is derived from custom and judicial precedent rather than statutes; or when referring to a marriage, one unrecognised by the church or civil authorities.
Fact of the Day
According to Suetonius, emperor Caligula banned anyone mentioning goats in his presence, because he looked like one.
Quote of the Day
"No-one loves armed missionaries "
~ Robespierre, 1792
On This Day
1660 Charles II marched into London and was restored to the throne after 11 years in exile.