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Title Capital and corporal punishment in Anglo-Saxon England / edited by Jay Paul Gates and Nicole Marafioti.

Published Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xvi, 208 pages) : illustrations.
Series Anglo-Saxon Studies ; Volume 23
Anglo-Saxon studies.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- List of Contributors -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: Capital and Corporal Punishment in Anglo-Saxon England -- 1. When Compensation Costs an Arm and a Leg -- 2. Beginnings and Legitimation of Punishment in Early Anglo-Saxon Legislation From the Seventh to the Ninth Century -- 3. Genital Mutilation in Medieval Germanic Law -- 4. 'Sick-Maintenance' and Earlier English Law -- 5. Incarceration as Judicial Punishment in Anglo-Saxon England.
6. Earthly Justice and Spiritual Consequences: Judging and Punishing in the Old English Consolation of Philosophy -- 7. Osteological Evidence of Corporal and Capital Punishment in Later Anglo-Saxon England -- 8. Mutilation and Spectacle in Anglo-Saxon Legislation -- 9. The 'Worcester' Historians and Eadric Streona's Execution -- 10. Capital Punishment and the Anglo-Saxon Judicial Apparatus: A Maximum View? -- Index.
Summary Essays examining how punishment operated in England, from c.600 to the Norman Conquest.
Other author Gates, Jay Paul, editor.
Marafioti, Nicole, 1978- editor.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Capital punishment -- Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
Corporal punishment -- Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781782042983 (electronic bk.)
1782042989 (electronic bk.)