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The Scales of Justice

The Scales of Justice

By Manpreet
The history of the eighteenth century judicial system in London.
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Women and the law in eighteenth century England
Sources: 1) https://www.londonlives.org/browse.jsp?div=s17240226-1&terms=recognizances#highlight 2) https://www.londonlives.org/browse.jsp?div=t17200115-3&terms=sentence|of|death#highlight 3) https://www.londonlives.org/browse.jsp?div=s17200712-1&terms=pleading|the|belly#highlight 4) https://www.londonlives.org/browse.jsp?div=o17210419-2&terms=pleading|the|belly#highlight
08:11
December 2, 2019
Gatekeepers of eighteenth century law and order
The role of the Justices of the Peace in establishing order and laying down the law was diverse and incredibly discretionary. Sources: 1)https://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?handle=hein.journals/kentlj24&div=33&id=&page=. 2)Shoemaker, Robert Brink. Prosecution and Punishment: Petty Crime and the Law in London and Rural Middlesex, C.1660-1725. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
05:47
November 30, 2019