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The ordeal

Author: Henry Charles Lea
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1973]
Series: Pennsylvania paperback 61; Sources of medieval history.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909.
Ordeal.
Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press [1973]
(OCoLC)755240994
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Charles Lea
ISBN: 0812210611 9780812210613
OCLC Number: 1020444
Notes: "First published, 1866, as part III, Superstition and force."
Description: xxix, 199 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Universal invocation of the judgment of God --
Ordeal of boiling water --
Ordeal of red-hot iron --
Ordeal of fire --
Ordeal of cold water --
Ordeal of balance --
Ordeal of the cross --
The corsnaed --
The eucharist as an ordeal --
Ordeal of the lot --
Bier-right --
Oaths as ordeals --
Poison ordeals --
Irregular ordeals --
Conditions of the ordeal --
Confidence reposed in the ordeal --
The church and the ordeal --
Confidence reposed in the ordeal --
The church and the ordeal --
Repressive secular legislation.
Series Title: Pennsylvania paperback 61; Sources of medieval history.
Other Titles: Superstition and force.
Responsibility: With additional original documents in translation by Arthur E. Howland ; edited, with introd. and bibliography, by Edward Peters.

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"The history of jurisprudence is the history of civilization."-Henry Charles Lea (1825-1909)

 
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