Medieval Crime and Community

3.00 crs.

Knowledge & Values: History II

This course explores the interaction between the development of criminal law and social change in the late medieval period.  Classes are organized thematically and focus on a broad range of subjects, from trial by ordeal to sanctuary. Emphasis is placed on the creative ways litigants and jurors manipulated the law courts to their best advantage.

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