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Judicial Torture, the Liberties of the Subject, and Anglo-Scottish Relations, 1660–1690

Clare Jackson

in Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a picture of the uses to which judicial torture was put after 1660. It also reconsiders Hume's ‘vestige of barbarity’: the role of judicial torture in late seventeenth-century ... More


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