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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 349–375.
Published: 01 May 2020
... behind a population of uprooted, dispossessed, and traumatized individuals. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 German witch trials Margareth Los case legal proceedings justice personal costs of witch hunts Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 50:2, May 2020 DOI 10.1215...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 January 2000
... to the city some two years before the legal proceedings. Ennel Helmstat, a female witness, had questioned Katherina Hetzeldorfer and had passed on what she learned to Hans Welcker. When interrogated in court, Welcker, like Helmstat, con- firmed having heard...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 339–374.
Published: 01 May 2000
... shared a commitment to a regulatory juridical process: they agreed upon bringing in the witches, first into the Lancashire assizes, then into London.75 The Late Lancashire Witches, particularly the characters of Arthur, Doughty, and Generous, dramatizes the embrace of legal routine and the self...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 393–417.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., this article shows that there was no monopoly on what counted as an autochthonous legal heritage. Faced with a perceived (and exaggerated) elimination of English statehood, the antiquaries both complemented and complicated the conventional common law assump- tions so replete in the parliamentary debates...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 541–564.
Published: 01 September 2020
... brother, initiated legal proceedings over Ursula s right to the Carisbrooke Priory, and lost.39 The letter shows that Cecil kept an eye on Walsingham s interests during the latter s absence in France. The last two of Meisei s additions to the Ambassador are part of Walsingham s regular correspondence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 545–571.
Published: 01 September 2023
...@brockport.edu Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Anglo-Saxon laws English royal lawmaking legal intention legislative purpose We ought to be reluctant to think of these early [English and Welsh] kings as intentionally or even consciously creating new law, although their work...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
... / The Cursed and the Holy Body  133 proceedings in this case followed a well-­regulated order guided by a thought- ful consideration of the serious legal issues. An orderly legal deliberation seems even more unlikely when we compare the case at Orléans to other similar events. In 1030, the authori...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... been described as “the rise of Protestant legalism.”5 Beyond the potential prosecution of sexual crimes such as those dramatized in the play, another grave consequence of the legalistic movement was the promo- tion of Mosaic law allowing the death penalty for idolatry, which, for many...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 659–686.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in the Central Middle Ages. International Medieval Research: Selected Proceedings of the International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, vol. 6. Turnhout: Brepols, 1999. xx, 196 pp.; 7 maps, 2 tables, 5 plate. EUR 40.00. Truman, Ronald W. Spanish Treatises on Government, Society, and Religion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 349–378.
Published: 01 May 2001
... for their excessive legalism. Of the bishops he writes: “I dislike that laws be contemned, or disturbers be unpunished. But laws are likened to the grape, that being too much pressed yield an hard and unwholesome wine” (15). Of the Puritans he observes that “they carry...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 387–395.
Published: 01 September 2021
... is ultimately irreducible to any “archive” of recorded texts—e.g., the manuscript illuminations, handbills, trial proceedings, liturgical and civil ceremonies, printed debates, epic poetry, newsbooks, and secret society rituals that our contributors examine—we acknowledge that repertoire is also always...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 January 2024
... legal judgment reading bodily signs In 1659, a certain Sieur Bouvet, then serving as the provost of the French king's armies in Italy, published an instructional manual for judges. Bouvet's Admirable Manners for Discovering All Kinds of Crimes and Spells sought to counsel his fellow judges...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 373–398.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., 1603 –1649. Woodbridge, Suf- folk: Boydell, Press, 2006. x, 278 pp. $85.00. 9. Law Andersen, Per, Mia Münster-Swendsen, and Helle Vogt. Law before Gra- tian: Law in Western Europe, c. 500–1100. Proceedings of the Carlsberg Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History, vol. 3. Copenhagen...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 493–518.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., the fact that legal treatises and commentaries offer only a thin account of the “general part” of the criminal law—i.e., of issues of intentionality, defenses, and excuses—combined with the rudimentary nature of jury trials, the underdeveloped state of rules of evidence, and the limited role...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 369–391.
Published: 01 May 2013
... operates by feigning companionship and sympathy toward young men, skillfully confusing the boundaries between informal and legally binding debt relationships. Lodge pantomimes the common lure: “If you want money,” says the usurer to his new acquaintance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 519–542.
Published: 01 September 2002
...–126. All of the known legal documents pertaining to Gutenberg have been collected and translated by McMurtrie in this Kalas / Technology of Reflection 541 collection. The proceedings that mention mirror-making were the result of a suit...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 179–208.
Published: 01 January 2003
...- term project documenting oral and written source traditions of Anglo- Saxon legal, historical, religious, and imaginative writing.] Connolly, Philomena. Medieval Record Sources. Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History, vol. 4. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2002. 71 pp.; 4 illus., 1 map. Paper...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 39–56.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... Edward I ruled a number of countries, with their own languages and customs, just like Charles IV’s Holy Roman Empire. There was no requirement that political boundaries coin- cide with linguistic or legal ones, simply a recognition that each ethnic entity had...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 January 2024
... physical comportment during the proceedings: The convict presents herself as fresh, without tears, not once has a single tear fallen from her eyes, the majority of the time she showed herself with a smiling face, until I, the Specialis , presented the Theological articles , at which point she began...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
...: yet, even in that necessary use of such proceeding [i.e., torture], enforced by the offenders’ notorious obstinacie, is neverthelesse to be acknowledged the sweete temperature of her Majestie’s milde and gratious clemencie; and their slaunderous...