Justice and Grace: Private Petitioning and the English Parliament in the Late Middle Ages

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Focusing on the key role of the English medieval parliament in hearing and determining the requests of the king's subjects, this ground-breaking new study examines the private petition and its place in the late medieval English parliament (c.1270-1450). Until now, historians have focussed on the political and financial significance of the English medieval parliament; this book offers an important re-evaluation placing the emphasis on parliament as a crucial element in the provision of royal government and justice. It looks ...

Justice and Grace: Private Petitioning and the English Parliament in the Late Middle Ages 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199202805

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