Making murder public : homicide in early modern England, 1480-1680 /

Homicide has a history. In early modern England, that history saw two especially notable developments: one, the emergence in the sixteenth century of a formal distinction between murder and manslaughter, made meaningful through a lighter punishment than death for the latter, and two, a significant r...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Author: Kesselring, K. J. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition:First edition.