skip to content
Seeking sanctuary : crime, mercy, and politics in English courts, 1400-1550 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Seeking sanctuary : crime, mercy, and politics in English courts, 1400-1550

Author: Shannon McSheffrey
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In premodern English law, felons had the right to seek sanctuary in a church or ecclesiastical precinct. It is commonly held that this practice virtually died out after the medieval period, but Shannon McSheffrey highlights its resurgence under the Tudor regime and shows how the issue lay at the intersection between law, religion, and culture.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
History
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)967077611
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shannon McSheffrey
ISBN: 9780191839368 0191839361 9780192519115 0192519115
OCLC Number: 969546009
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2018 Margaret Wade Labarge Prize awarded by the Canadian Society of Medievalists.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Seeking Sanctuary: Crime, Mercy, and Politics in English Courts, 1400-1550; Copyright; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures and Table; Conventions and Abbreviations; 1: Introduction: Richard Southwell Flees to Sanctuary; SEEKING SANCTUARY IN LATE MEDIEVAL AND TUDOR ENGLAND; EXPLAINING THE TUDOR RESURGENCE OF SANCTUARY; Sanctuary as Ecclesiastical Privilege and as the King's Law; Sanctuary, the Crown's Prosecution of Crime, and Aristocratic Felons; Sanctuary and Gender; Sanctuary, Liberties, and Jurisdiction; Sanctuary's Sudden Death; SANCTUARY AND THE PARTIALITY OF THE ARCHIVES 2: Tavern Brawls, Civil Wars, and Remedies for Tyranny: The Evolution of Sanctuary in England, c. 1380-1500HERMAN STOKFYSSH AND HIS FLIGHT TO WESTMINSTER: THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHARTERED SANCTUARY c. 1400; SANCTUARY-SEEKING 1400-1550: THE NUMBERS; SANCTUARY AND THE WARS OF THE ROSES; SANCTUARY, MERCY, AND REDEMPTION; ECCLESIASTICAL LIBERTIES AS A WEAPON AGAINST TYRANNY: ST EDMUND AND SHERIFF LEOFFSTAN; 3: Dean Caudray and the City of London: The Politics of Sanctuary in the Fifteenth Century; THE ESCAPE OF JOHN KNIGHT ST MARTIN LE GRAND AND THE CITY OF LONDON: LIBERTIES, FRANCHISES, AND JURISDICTIONSDEAN CAUDRAY AND THE EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 1440; MARSHALLING CASES; THE END OF DEAN CAUDRAY'S DAYS; 4: The Hospitaller's Cloak: Mercy, Justice, Jurisdiction; RICHARD PULHAM, RALPH TOKER, AND THE HOSPITALLER'S CLOAK; THE HOSPITALLER ORDER, ENGLISH CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND CHRISTIAN MERCY IN ACTION; SANCTUARY CLAIMS AT HOSPITALLER PROPERTIES, 1400-1485; SANCTUARY CLAIMS AT HOSPITALLER PROPERTIES, 1485-1520; SANCTUARY CLAIMS AT HOSPITALLER PROPERTIES, 1520-1539 5: Francis Woodleke's Window: Stranger Shoemakers, Boundaries, and Sanctuary in London in the 1530sLIVING IN THE PRECINCT OF ST MARTIN LE GRAND; GOVERNING ST MARTIN'S PRECINCT IN THE REIGN OF HENRY VIII; STRANGER ARTISANS, SANCTUARY MEN, AND THE CITY; THE BOUNDARIES OF ST MARTIN'S; THE DISSOLUTION OF ST MARTIN LE GRAND AND BEYOND; 6: The Sanctuary Town of Knowle: Crime, Local Authorities, and the State in 1530s England; THE GOAT INN ROBBER AND SANCTUARY AT KNOWLE; ROBBERY, FLIGHT, SANCTUARY; SANCTUARY AT KNOWLE AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF LAW AND JUSTICE IN THE 1530s THE KNOWLE SANCTUARY AND TUDOR STATE FORMATION7: Cheshire Feuds: Aristocratic Violence and the Uses of Sanctuary in the Reign of Henry VIII; AFFRAYS IN ST PAUL'S CHURCHYARD; BREACHING SANCTUARY; SANCTUARY AND ARISTOCRATIC VIOLENCE IN THE REIGN OF HENRY VIII; 8: Conclusions: Sanctuary, Law, and Politics; THE STATUTE OF 1540 AND SANCTUARY'S PRECIPITOUS DECLINE; SANCTUARY, LAW, AND POLITICS IN ENGLAND, 1400-1550; Bibliography; ARCHIVAL SOURCES; PRINTED AND ONLINE PRIMARY SOURCES; SECONDARY SOURCES; Index
Responsibility: Shannon McSheffrey.

Abstract:

In premodern English law, felons had the right to seek sanctuary in a church or ecclesiastical precinct. It is commonly held that this practice virtually died out after the medieval period, but  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Seeking Sanctuary's principal contribution is its ability to intertwine the rather haphazard approaches to sanctuary in recent literature, in a way that opens up new and exciting dialogues between Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/969546009> # Seeking sanctuary : crime, mercy, and politics in English courts, 1400-1550
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "969546009" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Place/oxford> ; # Oxford
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Topic/asylum_right_of> ; # Asylum, Right of
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/942/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Topic/asylum_right_of_great_britain> ; # Asylum, Right of--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Event/1066_1499> ; # 1066-1499
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Topic/history_europe_great_britain> ; # HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain.
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Person/mcsheffrey_shannon> ; # Shannon McSheffrey
    schema:datePublished "2017" ;
    schema:description "Cover; Seeking Sanctuary: Crime, Mercy, and Politics in English Courts, 1400-1550; Copyright; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures and Table; Conventions and Abbreviations; 1: Introduction: Richard Southwell Flees to Sanctuary; SEEKING SANCTUARY IN LATE MEDIEVAL AND TUDOR ENGLAND; EXPLAINING THE TUDOR RESURGENCE OF SANCTUARY; Sanctuary as Ecclesiastical Privilege and as the King's Law; Sanctuary, the Crown's Prosecution of Crime, and Aristocratic Felons; Sanctuary and Gender; Sanctuary, Liberties, and Jurisdiction; Sanctuary's Sudden Death; SANCTUARY AND THE PARTIALITY OF THE ARCHIVES"@en ;
    schema:description "In premodern English law, felons had the right to seek sanctuary in a church or ecclesiastical precinct. It is commonly held that this practice virtually died out after the medieval period, but Shannon McSheffrey highlights its resurgence under the Tudor regime and shows how the issue lay at the intersection between law, religion, and culture."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4004359368> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Church history"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic book"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/967077611> ;
    schema:name "Seeking sanctuary : crime, mercy, and politics in English courts, 1400-1550"@en ;
    schema:productID "969546009" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/969546009#PublicationEvent/oxford_oxford_university_press2017> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:url <http://proxy.library.carleton.ca/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1540186> ;
    schema:url <https://login.proxy.bib.uottawa.ca/login?url=http://books.scholarsportal.info/viewdoc.html?id=/ebooks/ebooks3/oso/2017-07-26/1/9780198798149-McSheffrey> ;
    schema:url <http://proxy.ohiolink.edu:9099/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001> ;
    schema:url <http://rave.ohiolink.edu/ebooks/ebc/9780198798149> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/PublicFullRecord.aspx?p=4883862> ;
    schema:url <https://login.proxy.bib.uottawa.ca/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001> ;
    schema:url <http://ezproxy.library.dal.ca/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001> ;
    schema:url <http://VH7QX3XE2P.search.serialssolutions.com/?V=1.0&L=VH7QX3XE2P&S=JCs&C=TC0001912779&T=marc&tab=BOOKS> ;
    schema:url <http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001> ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001> ;
    schema:url <http://gate.lib.buffalo.edu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001> ;
    schema:url <http://0-doi.org.pugwash.lib.warwick.ac.uk/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001> ;
    schema:url <http://proxy.library.brocku.ca/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780191839368> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780192519115> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/969546009> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://0-doi.org.pugwash.lib.warwick.ac.uk/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001>
    rdfs:comment "Connect to Oxford Scholarship e-book" ;
    .

<http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001>
    rdfs:comment "Connect to resource" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Person/mcsheffrey_shannon> # Shannon McSheffrey
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "McSheffrey" ;
    schema:givenName "Shannon" ;
    schema:name "Shannon McSheffrey" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Place/great_britain> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    schema:name "Great Britain" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Topic/asylum_right_of_great_britain> # Asylum, Right of--Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Asylum, Right of--Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4004359368#Topic/history_europe_great_britain> # HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://rave.ohiolink.edu/ebooks/ebc/9780198798149>
    rdfs:comment "Connect to resource" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780191839368>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0191839361" ;
    schema:isbn "9780191839368" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780192519115>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0192519115" ;
    schema:isbn "9780192519115" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/967077611>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/969546009> ; # Seeking sanctuary : crime, mercy, and politics in English courts, 1400-1550
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/969546009>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/969546009> ; # Seeking sanctuary : crime, mercy, and politics in English courts, 1400-1550
    schema:dateModified "2019-01-08" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .

<https://login.proxy.bib.uottawa.ca/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001>
    rdfs:comment "Oxford Scholarship Online (Restricted to University of Ottawa)" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.