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The Politics of Personal Character

Marilyn Morris

in Sex, Money and Personal Character in Eighteenth-Century British Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300208450
eISBN:
9780300210477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208450.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes how politicians of the eighteenth century disclosed information about their opponents. They hired writers to scrutinize the other person's personal fortunes, marital life, ... More


The Legal Process

Lawrence Normand and Gareth Roberts

in Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland: James' VI's Demonology and the North Berwick Witches

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859896801
eISBN:
9781781380871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859896801.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the legal institutions and the processes of accusation, examination, trial, and punishment faced by someone charged with witchcraft. It attempts to trace a path through the ... More


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