The common peace : participation and the criminal law in seventeenth-century England / Cynthia B. Herrup.
The Common Peace traces the attitudes behind the enforcement of the criminal law in early modern England. Focusing on five stages in prosecution (arrest, bail, indictment, conviction and sentencing), the book uses a variety of types of sources - court records, biographical information, state papers,...
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge studies in early modern British history.