The Prince And The Law 1200 1600

Author: Kenneth Pennington
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(Chapel Hill: 1981) 90-126 and "Henry II and Ganelon," The Syracuse Scholar 4 (
1983) 23-35; Charles Radding, "Superstition to Science: Nature, Fortune and the
Passing of the Medieval Ordeal," The American Historical Review 84 (1979) 945-
969; Robert Bartlett, Trial by Fire and Water: The Medieval Judicial Ordeal (
Oxford: 1986). See also H. Nottarp, Gottesurteilstudien (Munich: 1956);
Dominique Barthélemy, "Présence de l'aveu dans le déroulement des ordalies (
IXème-XIVème) ...

An Introduction To Crime And Crime Causation

Author: Robert C. Winters
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Can classical theory account for the change in Mr. Gage's behavior? If so, how? 3
. If Mr. Gage had committed a crime after his accident and you were the judge in
the case, would his history affect your decision about an appropriate punishment
? If so, how? Describe your reasoning. References 1. Bartlett, R. (1986). Trial by
fire and water: The medieval judicial ordeal (p. 13). New York: Oxford University
Press. 2. Bartlett, R. (1986). Trial by fire and water: The medieval judicial ordeal (

Providence Perceived

Author: Mark W. Elliott
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Medieval. Developments. Alternatives. to. the. High. Medieval. Consensus. It
might be illustrative to take the example of what happened to the medieval
phenomenon of the “trial by ordeal” wherein the establishment of guilt or
innocence of the accused was left to divine Providence's reaction to the
imposition of an ordeal (handling a red-hot iron, ... Robert Bartlett, Trial by Fire
and Water: the Medieval Judicial Ordeal (Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York:
Oxford University Press, 1986.) ...

Law Laity And Solidarities

Author: Susan Reynolds
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73; R. Bartlett, Trial by Fire and Water, The Medieval Judicial Ordeal (Oxford
1986), throughout; and discussion by the contributors to Dories and Fouracre,
The Settlement of Disputes in Early Medieval Europe, esp. pp. 16, 18-19, 221-3;
cf. especially White, 'Proposing the ordeal and avoiding it: strategy and power in
western French litigation, 1050-1 1 10', in T. Bisson, ed., Cultures of Power,
Lordship, Status and Process in Twelfth-century Europe (Philadelphia 1995),
especially pp.

Early Medieval Studies In Memory Of Patrick Wormald

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4 R. Bartlett, Trial by Fire and Water: The Medieval Judicial Ordeal (Oxford, 1986)
. By 'his', of course, one should understand 'his or her', for the accused could be a
woman. For the sake of simplicity in prose style, I sometimes follow the tradition,
going back to Anglo-Saxon times, of using the masculine pronoun in a species-
specific rather than gender-specific sense. by ordeal - a barbaric travesty of
justice, in the Trial by ordeal in Anglo-Saxon England: what's the problem with

Fictions Of Knowledge

Author: Y. Batsaki
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For William Rufus and the ordeal see Robert Bartlett, Trial by Fire and Water: The
Medieval Judicial Ordeal (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986), 76–7, 95. William of
Malmesbury, Gesta Pontificum, I, 164–5. Eadmer, Historia, 116–17; The
Chronicle of John of Worcester, ed. P. McGurk, 3 vols (Oxford: Oxford University
Press, 1998), III, 92–5. William of Malmesbury, Gesta Regum Anglorum: The
History of the English Kings, ed. and trans. R. A. B. Mynors, Rodney M. Thomson
and Michael ...

Evidence Matters

Author: Susan Haack
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... didn't officially abolish the practice until 1819, when the Appeal of Murder Act
was passed—after Abraham Thornton had managed to weasel out ofa conviction
on a charge of murder by offering to defend himself“with his body.”15 6 Frederic
William Maitland, The Forms ofAction at Common Law, eds. A. H. Chaytor and
W. J. Whittaker (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1909), 14. 7 Robert
Bartlett, Trial by Fire and Water: The Medieval Judicial Ordeal (Oxford: Clarendon
Press, ...

New Perspectives On Jewish Christian Relations

Author: Elisheva Carlebach
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NORTHERN FRANCE Elisheva Baumgarten* Ordeals (judicium Dei), whether by
fire or by hot or cold water, were regularly used in Carolingian Europe after the
year 800 as a form of trial.1 The ordeal was used as proof in cases in which
witnesses were unavailable, in politics, in cases of doubted sexual purity—
whether adultery cases or paternity suits—and in cases of heresy and magic, as
well as in a large ...

The Murder Of William Of Norwich

Author: E. M. Rose
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In 1215 the Fourth Lateran Council forbade priestly cooperation in trials by fire or
water. 60. For the importance of the ordeal, see Robert Bartlett, Trial by Fire and
Water: The Medieval Judicial Ordeal (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986), and
Hyams, “Trial by Ordeal.” Jews had traditionally been exempt from the ordeal, as
in the Norwich case. The proof of veracity in the water ordeal was that the person
undergoing it sank; in Blois, however, he floated but was judged truthful ...