Crime and Punishment in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age by Albrecht Classen

By Albrecht Classen

Norms, ideas, and legislation have decided the interplay of individuals all through time, and but transgressions have continuously happened. Crime and next punishments are primary matters opting for each society. The articles during this quantity learn medieval legislation and files reflecting on vices, crimes, and wrongdoings and hence supply a profound research of the premodern international in its improvement in social, monetary, criminal, ethical, and moral phrases.

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Forȱwhile,ȱhistorically,ȱwomen’sȱpunishmentȱoftenȱdifferedȱfromȱmen’s,ȱinȱthe Heptaméron,ȱ Margueriteȱ deȱ Navarreȱ establishesȱ aȱ parallelȱ betweenȱ menȱ and women,ȱevenȱinȱtheirȱpunishmentȱforȱwrongȬdoing. ȱ “Crimesȱ etȱ châtiments d’exceptionȱ enȱ Franceȱ auȱ tempsȱ desȱ Guerresȱ deȱ Religion:ȱ Laȱ notionȱ deȱ justice expéditiveȱdansȱlesȱCommentairesȱdeȱMonluc”ȱexaminesȱBlaiseȱdeȱMonluc’sȱ(ca. ȱMonluc,ȱinȱhisȱroleȱasȱcommander ofȱtheȱking,ȱfoundȱhimselfȱinȱtheȱpositionȱofȱmetingȱoutȱjusticeȱinȱanȱexpedient mannerȱ andȱ renderingȱ sentencesȱ onȱ crimesȱ committedȱ byȱ theȱ Huguenots.

Voir,ȱentreȱautres,ȱlesȱtraîtresȱd’Ayeȱd’AvignonȱouȱdeȱGaydon. ȱRèglementȱdesȱconflits,ȱrésolutionȱdesȱtensions:ȱleȱcas d’AmiȱetȱAmileȱetȱdeȱJourdainȱdeȱBlaye,”ȱRomanistischeȱZeitschriftȱfürȱLiteraturgeschichteȱ31ȱ(2007): 249–61. PhilippeȱdeȱBeaumanoir,ȱCoutumesȱ(voirȱnoteȱ13),ȱ430. 21 Laȱpunitionȱseraȱdoncȱàȱlaȱmesureȱetȱduȱcrimeȱetȱdeȱlaȱnoirceurȱduȱpersonnage. ȱ2ȱ(Paris:ȱRenouard,ȱ1881),ȱ37–38. ȱLouisȱCharondasȱleȱCaronȱ(Paris: Mace,ȱ1603). NicoleȱGonthier,ȱLeȱChâtimentȱduȱcrimeȱauȱMoyenȱÂgeȱ(Rennes:ȱPressesȱUniversitairesȱdeȱRennes, 1998)ȱ20sq.

21 Laȱpunitionȱseraȱdoncȱàȱlaȱmesureȱetȱduȱcrimeȱetȱdeȱlaȱnoirceurȱduȱpersonnage. ȱ2ȱ(Paris:ȱRenouard,ȱ1881),ȱ37–38. ȱLouisȱCharondasȱleȱCaronȱ(Paris: Mace,ȱ1603). NicoleȱGonthier,ȱLeȱChâtimentȱduȱcrimeȱauȱMoyenȱÂgeȱ(Rennes:ȱPressesȱUniversitairesȱdeȱRennes, 1998)ȱ20sq. NicoleȱGonthier,ȱLeȱChâtimentȱ(voirsȱnoteȱ20),ȱ94. ȱIci,ȱles spectateursȱsontȱlimitésȱàȱl’entourageȱdeȱJourdain:ȱlaȱvengeanceȱaȱétéȱaccomplie, deȱfaçonȱcruelle,ȱceȱquiȱrétablitȱl’équilibreȱselonȱuneȱjusticeȱquiȱseȱrévèleȱdonc,ȱin fine,ȱsurtoutȱd’ordreȱprivéȱetȱrelevantȱdeȱlaȱfaide.

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