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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Maine, Sir Henry
English jurist, legal member of the Council in India, and professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford; wrote on "Ancient Law," and important works on ancient institutions generally; regarded the social system as a development of the patriarchal system (1822-1888).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Maine, Sir Henry'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/maine-sir-henry.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.