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Confess and be hanged : Scottish crime and punishment through the ages

Author: Sheila Livingstone
Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From "Adultery, Fornication and Incest" to "Witchcraft", this text explores crime and criminality in Scotland from the earliest times to the present day. It shows how definitions of what constitutes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Livingstone
ISBN: 1841580023 9781841580029
OCLC Number: 43968960
Description: viii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Adultery, Fornication, Incest and Prostitution --
Banishment and Deportation --
Barons' Law --
Bodysnatching --
Cattle Lifting --
The Borders --
Cattle Lifting --
The Highlands --
Common Punishments --
Concealment of Preganancy and Child Murder --
Covenanters --
Criminal Justice --
Highway Robbery --
Illicit Stills --
Kidnap --
Kirk Misconduct --
Murder --
Piracy and Privateering --
Poaching --
Poison --
Press Ganged --
Prison --
Riots --
Sabbath Observance --
Smuggling --
Treason --
Witchcraft.
Other Titles: Scottish crime and punishment through the ages
Responsibility: Sheila Livingstone.

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