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Trial by Fire and Water

Robert Bartlett

Trial by Fire and Water

The Medieval Judicial Ordeal

by Robert Bartlett

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • World history,
  • USA,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9398660M
    ISBN 100198227353
    ISBN 109780198227359

    Although seemingly bizarre and barbaric in modern times, trial by ordeal-the subjection of the accused to undergo harsh tests such as walking over hot irons or being bound and cast into water-played an integral, and often staggeringly effective, role in justice systems for centuries. In Trial by Fire and Water, Robert Bartlett examines the workings of trial by ordeal from the time of its first. TRIAL BY FIRE. From the "Worldwalker Trilogy" series, volume 1 by Josephine Angelini SIMILAR BOOKS SUGGESTED BY OUR CRITICS: Children. HOW TO HANG A WITCH. by Adriana Mather our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email : Josephine Angelini.

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