Seeking sanctuary : crime, mercy, and politics in English courts, 1400-1550 /
Seeking Sanctuary' explores a curious aspect of premodern English law: the right of felons to shelter in a church or ecclesiastical precinct, remaining safe from arrest and trial in the king's courts. This is the first volume in more than a century to examine sanctuary in England in the fi...
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|Imprint:||Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.|
DA176 .M37 2017
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