By John C. Appleby,Paul Dalton

With a few extraordinary exceptions, the topic of outlawry in medieval and early-modern English heritage has attracted particularly little scholarly consciousness. This quantity is helping to deal with this important hole in scholarship, and inspire additional learn of the topic, via proposing a chain of recent experiences, in accordance with unique study, that handle major positive aspects of outlawry and illegal activity over an intensive time period. the amount casts very important gentle on, and increases provocative questions on, the definition, ambiguity, sort, explanations, functionality, adaptability, effect and illustration of outlawry in this interval. It additionally is helping to light up social and governmental attitudes and responses to outlawry and criminal activity, which concerned the pursuits of either church and kingdom. From assorted views, the contributions to the quantity tackle the complicated relationships among outlaws, the societies during which they lived, the legislations and secular and ecclesiastical specialists, and, in doing so, display a lot in regards to the strengths and barriers of the constructing kingdom in England. when it comes to its breadth and the compelling curiosity of its material, the amount will entice a large viewers of social, felony, political and cultural historians.

Show description

Read or Download Outlaws in Medieval and Early Modern England: Crime, Government and Society, c.1066–c.1600 PDF

Best perspectives on law books

Judiciaries within Europe: A Comparative Review (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

An in-depth examine, initially released in 2006, of the careers and roles of judges in France, Germany, Spain, Sweden and England, this publication relies on unique language fabrics and investigations of judges and judicial associations in each one state. at the foundation of those distinctive case experiences, the publication indicates components that form the nature of the judiciary in numerous international locations, concentrating on concerns similar to women's careers and the connection among judicial careers and politics.

The Spatial, the Legal and the Pragmatics of World-Making: Nomospheric Investigations (Glasshouse Books)

Serious felony geography is practised by way of progressively more students in quite a few disciplines, however it has no longer had the good thing about an overarching theoretical framework that will triumph over its at the moment particularly advert hoc personality. The Spatial, the felony and the Pragmatics of World-Making treatments this case.

Law as Institutional Normative Order (Edinburgh/Glasgow Law and Society Series)

MacCormick's `Institutions of legislation' is the fruits of a lifetime's paintings in criminal thought by means of one of many world's most beneficial criminal theorists. that includes a powerful selection of contributions from recognized criminal theorists from around the globe, all of whom are acquainted with MacCormick’s paintings, this assortment offers a innovative account of the book’s importance.

The Carrier's Liability for Deck Cargo: A Comparative Study on English and Nordic Law with General Remarks for Future Legislation (Hamburg Studies on Maritime Affairs)

This e-book bargains with the carrier’s legal responsibility for deck shipment within the Nordic international locations and England as nation events of the Hague-Visby principles. The comparative process serves to demonstrate generally differing equipment of facing, first, the exclusion of definite deck shipment from the scope of the Hague-Visby ideas and, moment, the place no longer excluded, the principles failure to incorporate a distinct deck shipment legal responsibility regime.

Additional info for Outlaws in Medieval and Early Modern England: Crime, Government and Society, c.1066–c.1600

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.41 of 5 – based on 35 votes