Judicial tribunals in England and Europe, 1200-1700 /

"This book is about trials, civil and criminal, ecclesiastical and secular, in England and Europe between the thirteenth and the seventeenth centuries. The opening chapter provides a conceptual framework both for this book and for its companion volume on the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Mulholland, Maureen, Pullan, Brian S., Pullan, Anne
Format: Book
Published: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, [2003]
Series:Trial in history ; 1.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Maureen Mulholland
  • What is a trial? / Joseph Jaconelli
  • The role of amateur and professional judges in the royal courts of late medieval England / Anthony Musson
  • Was the jury ever self informing? / Daniel Klerman
  • Trials in manorial courts in late medieval England / Maureen Mulholland
  • Judges and trials in the English ecclesiastical courts / R.H. Helmholz
  • The attempted trial of Boniface VIII for heresy / Jeffrey Denton
  • Reasonable doubt : defences advanced in early modern sodomy trials in Geneva / William G. Naphy
  • Testifying to the self : nuns' narratives in early modern Venice / Mary Laven
  • The trial of Giorgio Moreto before the Inquisition in Venice, 1589 / Brian Pullan.