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Isle of Man
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I. Historical, Legal, and Social Background

The Isle of Man is a Crown Dependency, the monarch of the United Kingdom being “Lord of Mann”. For a time part of Scotland, the Isle of Man came under the English Crown in 1399. It was granted to the Stanley family who ruled the island as Lords of Mann through governors, with a brief interruption dur…

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David McClean, “Isle of Man”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 04 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-9749_elr_COM_000046>
First published online: 2015

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