Crime and Punishment in the England of Shakespeare and Milton, 1570-1640

Author: John W. Weatherford

Publisher: McFarland

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Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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Crime has been present in all cultures and societies, since the beginning of time. This work focuses on the punishments common in England around the time of Shakespeare and Milton, presenting descriptions of more than fifty criminal cases. Information comes from narratives printed for the popular news media at the time of the event. Details of everyday life in England and facts about the English legal environment of the era are brought to light. Also revealed through the narratives are issues present in society today--i. e., the status of women, poverty, and corruption. Individual cases are discussed under chapters devoted to specific types of crimes.

An Encyclopaedia of Gardening

Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-gardening, Including All the Latest Improvements; a General History of Gardening in All Countries; and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles

Author: John Claudius Loudon

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Category: Gardening

Page: 1233

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Urban Redevelopment in Australia

Papers Presented to a Joint Urban Seminar Held at the Australian National University, 1966

Author: Patrick Nicol Troy

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Category: Urban renewal

Page: 441

View: 409

GC & HTJ.

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Category: Ornamental horticulture

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