English land law is the law of real property in England and Wales. Because of its heavy historical and social significance, land is usually seen as the most important part of English property law. Ownership of land has its roots in the Anglo-Saxon system of Bookland and in the Anglo-Saxon multiple estate.
Robert Hooke, English physicist who discovered the law of elasticity, known as Hooke’s law, and who did research in a remarkable variety of fields. He was the first man to state in general that all matter expands when heated and that air is made up of particles separated from each other by relatively large distances.