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Madness in medieval law and custom / edited by Wendy J. Turner.

Publication:
Leiden, Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series:
Later medieval Europe ; 1872-7875 v 6.
Later medieval Europe, 1872-7875 ; v. 6
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 252 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Psychiatry -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Mental illness -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Insanity (Law) -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Medicine, Medieval -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Medical subjects:
Mental Disorders -- history -- England.
Mental Disorders -- history -- France.
Mentally Ill Persons -- legislation & jurisprudence -- England.
Mentally Ill Persons -- legislation & jurisprudence -- France.
Forensic Psychiatry -- history -- England.
Forensic Psychiatry -- history -- France.
History, Medieval -- England.
History, Medieval -- France.
Politics -- England.
Politics -- France.
Contents:
Town and country : a comparison of the treatment of the mentally disabled in late medieval English common law and chartered boroughs / Wendy J. Turner
Insanity, exculpation, and disempowerment in Byzantine law / Margaret Trenchard-Smith
The mysterious case of the 'mad' rector of Bletchingdon : the treatment of mentally ill clergy in late thirteenth-century England / James R. King
Silent testimony : emotional displays and lapses in memory as indicators of mental instability in medieval English investigations / Wendy J. Turner
Crimes of passion : emotion and madness in French remission letters / Aleksandra Pfau
Royal madness and the law : the role of anger in representations of royal authority in eleventh- and twelfth-century Anglo-Norman texts / Kate McGrath
The King's stupor : dealing with royal paralysis in late medieval England / Cory James Rushton
A cure for the King means health for the country : the mental and physical health of Henry VI / Wendy J. Turner.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Turner, Wendy J. (Wendy Jo), 1961-
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9789004187498 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004187499 (hardback : alk. paper)
Publisher no.:
99939911105
Web link:
The Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund Home Page
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