Treason: Famous English Treason Trials


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High treason - the breach of allegiance which a subject owes to his or her sovereign - has always been regarded as the most serious of all criminal offences. Even today it still carries the death penalty. In addition, all the property of a person convicted of treason was, until the eighteenth century, forfeited to the Crown. Wartime aside, there have been no prosecutions for treason for well over a century and the topic has almost, but not quite, disappeared from legal text books. In this revealing study, Alan Wharam ...

Treason: Famous English Treason Trials 2005, Sutton Publishing Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750939188

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Treason: Famous English Treason Trials 1997, Alan Sutton Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780750909914