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Introduction

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about social and cultural aspects of the history of unlawful hunting in England during the period from 1485 to 1640. This book ... More


Collective Responsibility: The Cabinet, ‘Star Chamber’, and EDX

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

There was very little priority for the total or composition of public expenditure prior to 1992 as the July Cabinet was mainly concerned with the balance of macroeconomic policy, and this act of ... More


William Hudson

in Shaping the Common Law: From Glanvill to Hale, 1188-1688

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757140
eISBN:
9780804779593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757140.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines William Hudson's Treatise of the Court of Star Chamber. Not published until 1792, Hudson's treatise had circulated widely in manuscript recensions of varying accuracy and ... More


The Development of the Common Law Actions

Lawrence McNamara

in Reputation and Defamation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231454
eISBN:
9780191710858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231454.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter explains how and why the common law approached the actionability of words as it did. At first, only certain forms of words were actionable and these were neither connected nor ... More


Early Interrogation Law

George C. Thomas III and Richard A. Leo

in Confessions of Guilt: From Torture to Miranda and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195338935
eISBN:
9780199933303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338935.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Torture “was used from time immemorial against slaves, partly to strengthen testimony, partly to extort confessions” During the Roman Empire, torture was extended to include citizens, and medieval ... More


Economic Interest and the Oversight of Violence

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

While, earlier chapters establish that the officer and investigative techniques necessary to create a monopoly of violence were in place in England by the beginning of the sixteenth century, these ... More


‘That Saucy Paradox’: The Politics of Duelling in Early Modern England

K.J. Kesselring

in Making Murder Public: Homicide in Early Modern England, 1480-1680

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198835622
eISBN:
9780191873195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835622.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 4 looks at the duel as envisioned when it first appeared in late sixteenth-century England. Seen as an inherently private, unauthorized quest for revenge fought by elite men, the duel ... More


‘In Corona Populi’: Early Modern Coroners and their Inquests

K.J. Kesselring

in Making Murder Public: Homicide in Early Modern England, 1480-1680

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198835622
eISBN:
9780191873195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835622.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 2 examines the coroner’s inquest, asking how homicides become known and categorized, and how this changed over the period. Coroners held an office that dated from the late twelfth century, ... More


The Crimes of Seditious Libel and Seditious Speech: Political Weapons for Suppressing Dissent in Britain and America?

Wendell Bird

in The Revolution in Freedoms of Press and Speech: From Blackstone to the First Amendment and Fox's Libel Act

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197509197
eISBN:
9780197509227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509197.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides the legal context for these discussions of eighteenth-century freedoms of press and speech and seditious publishing and speaking. The common law crimes of seditious libel and ... More


The Changing Nature of Control

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The robust central oversight of the coroner system achieved in the 1530s began to erode by the middle of the seventeenth century. Chapter 6 explores the possible causes for this erosion in central ... More


Defending One’s Good Name: Free Speech in the Early Prose

Alison A. Chapman

in Courts, Jurisdictions, and Law in John Milton and His Contemporaries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226729152
eISBN:
9780226729329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729329.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on Milton’s early prose works Animadversions and An Apology against a Pamphlet. Milton wrote both in response to printed attacks. In these treatises, he first begins reflecting ... More


Discipline and the Eldership

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Where there was common fame of scandalous conduct in a member of the congregation, the puritan minister who was worth his salt would attempt on his own authority to apply what he conceived to be the ... More


Legal Dilemmas

Don Herzog

in Defaming the Dead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300221541
eISBN:
9780300227710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221541.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The chapter launches with Star Chamber proceedings against Lewis Pickering: in the sixteenth century, defaming the dead could be a crime. And that remains true even in today’s United States. But as ... More


The Projected Settlement of 1641: January–March 1641

Conrad Russell

in The Fall of the British Monarchies 1637–1642

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205883
eISBN:
9780191676833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205883.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the negotiations for the projected settlement in 1641. Two points were particularly stressed in the House of Commons in the early days of negotiations. One was the need to ... More


The Conciliar Courts

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the courts associated with the king’s council and the residuary prerogative jurisdiction of the Crown. Such courts were not supposed to meddle with the law of property, or with ... More


The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

Rabeea Assy

in Injustice in Person: The Right to Self-Representation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687442
eISBN:
9780191767104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687442.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The ICTY recognized a right to self-representation for defendants who appeared before it. The basis for this position, however, was specific and even narrower than that of the US Supreme Court. The ... More


Injustice in Person: The Right to Self-Representation

Rabeea Assy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687442
eISBN:
9780191767104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687442.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book explores whether mandatory legal representation may sometimes be justified. Litigation in person is widespread in common-law jurisdictions and self-representation is treated as a ... More


The Ardens

Glyn Parry and Cathryn Enis

in Shakespeare Before Shakespeare: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, and the Elizabethan State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862918
eISBN:
9780191895425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862918.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter two focuses on the feud between Edward Arden and the earls of Warwick and Leicester, outlining the unique cultural identity of the Arden family in Warwickshire and their descent from the ... More


Puritan Martyrs in Island Prisons

David Cressy

in England's Islands in a Sea of Troubles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198856603
eISBN:
9780191889783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856603.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examined the material conditions and spiritual responses of the first victims of island incarceration in the reign of Charles I. When the state imprisoned the lawyer William Prynne on ... More


The Unasked Question*

Rabeea Assy

in Injustice in Person: The Right to Self-Representation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687442
eISBN:
9780191767104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687442.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

It is often said that the adversarial system is responsible for the failure of litigants in person to achieve justice, and that the system should therefore adjust to accommodate their needs. The ... More


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