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The royal pardon

Helen Lacey

The royal pardon

access to mercy in fourteenth-century England

by Helen Lacey

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Published by York Medieval Press, University of York in York, Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pardon -- England -- History -- To 1500,
  • Clemency -- England -- History -- To 1500,
  • Pardon -- England -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources,
  • Clemency -- England -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-249) and index.

    StatementHelen Lacey.
    GenreSources
    ContributionsUniversity of York. Centre for Medieval Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8532.G7 L33 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24107866M
    ISBN 10190315328X
    ISBN 109781903153284
    LC Control Number2009499333


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The Royal Pardon demonstrates that these issues are by no means novel, even if, since the abolition of the death penalty, pardoning has ceased to carry the significance it once did. Even in the Middle Ages, opinions were divided about the king’s use of the prerogative power to pardon.

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