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Madness in medieval law and custom / edited by Wendy J. Turner.

Other author/creatorTurner, Wendy J. (Wendy Jo), 1961-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLeiden, Netherlands ; Boston : Brill,
Descriptionxv, 252 p. ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Later medieval Europe, 1872-7875 ; v. 6
Later medieval Europe ; v 6. 1872-7875 ^A1128833
Contents Town and country : a comparison of the treatment of the mentally disabled in late medieval English common law and chartered boroughs / Wendy J. Turner -- Insanity, exculpation, and disempowerment in Byzantine law / Margaret Trenchard-Smith -- The mysterious case of the 'mad' rector of Bletchingdon : the treatment of mentally ill clergy in late thirteenth-century England / James R. King -- Silent testimony : emotional displays and lapses in memory as indicators of mental instability in medieval English investigations / Wendy J. Turner -- Crimes of passion : emotion and madness in French remission letters / Aleksandra Pfau -- Royal madness and the law : the role of anger in representations of royal authority in eleventh- and twelfth-century Anglo-Norman texts / Kate McGrath -- The King's stupor : dealing with royal paralysis in late medieval England / Cory James Rushton -- A cure for the King means health for the country : the mental and physical health of Henry VI / Wendy J. Turner.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2010020322
ISBN9789004187498 (hardback : alk. paper)
ISBN9004187499 (hardback : alk. paper)

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