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Crime and the courts in early modern England

  • John Briggs
  • Christopher Harrison
  • Angus McInnes
  • David Vincent

Abstract

Some time between the seizure of power by Henry Tudor in 1485 and the restoration of the monarchy in 1660 there was a significant change in both attitudes to and the perception of crime in England. What were these changes and why did they occur?

Keywords

Criminal Justice System Criminal Case Early Modern Period Trial Jury Grand Jury 
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Copyright information

© John Briggs, Christopher Harrison, Angus McInnes, David Vincent 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Briggs
    • 1
  • Christopher Harrison
    • 1
  • Angus McInnes
    • 1
  • David Vincent
    • 1
  1. 1.University of KeeleUK

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