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By Garthine Walker

ISBN-10: 0511065736

ISBN-13: 9780511065736

ISBN-10: 0521573564

ISBN-13: 9780521573566

Garthine Walker unearths that ladies weren't taken care of leniently through the courts and that ideals approximately gender and order impacted on actual criminal results in early smooth England. She demonstrates that the family function had as a lot to do with the character of criminal activity because the person during this interval. demanding hitherto authorised perspectives relating to gender stereotyping, this ebook illuminates the complexities of daily English existence within the early glossy interval.

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CRO, QJF 49/1/152, /92, /93, /24, QJF 49/2/171 (1620); PRO, CHES 21/3, fos. 42r, 46r; PRO, CHES 24/115/3, CHES 24/115/4. See also CRO, QJF 55/1/97 (1626); QJF 49/3/80 (1620), QJF 89/3/31 (1661). 4. Pulton, De Pace Regis, fo. 8v. Conviction before the church courts carried the penalty of excommunication; CDRO, EDC 5/1669/11. 39 But law did not provide the whole context. 40 There were many dimensions to the ascription of ‘seriousness’. Social, economic and political relationships, local or national politics, individual enmities or attachments, and categories of difference such as class and gender, all intersected with law to produce particular stories and outcomes.

Nixon portrayed Cragg drawing his sword 33 On rescue see below, pp. 249–62. Men’s non-lethal violence 31 on a defenceless woman and an (almost) unarmed man. Furthermore, Nixon honoured an agreement that Cragg broke. Breaking a promise implied untrustworthiness and unreliability, which undermined a person’s social and economic credit. A further general convention was to discredit one’s adversary by labelling them as any manner of ‘common’ disturber of the peace: barrator, scold, drunkard, brawler, night-walker, idle-body, keeper of a disorderly or unlicensed alehouse, or other such disruptive, dissolute person.

The availability or otherwise of languages of violence also affected the likelihood of complaints being made. Having dealt with these general issues, we shall now turn to their inscription in particular contexts: male-on-male violence and male violence against women. violence and manhood Here, I consider the relationships between violence and manhood, particularly the discourses that hindered and permitted complaints and justifications of particular forms of male aggression. 43 Even allowing for the under-representation of women and the predominance of household groups among defendants, violence and masculinity seem connected.

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