Mercy and authority in the Tudor state /

Using a wide range of legal, administrative and literary sources, this study explores the role of the royal pardon in the exercise and experience of authority in Tudor England. It examines such abstract intangibles as power, legitimacy, and the state by looking at concrete life-and-death decisions o...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Kesselring, K. J.
Format: eBook
Published:Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series:Cambridge studies in early modern British history.