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"Folk justice and royal justice in early seventeenth-century England

Joan R. Kent

"Folk justice and royal justice in early seventeenth-century England

a "charivari" in the Midlands

by Joan R. Kent

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photocopy of: Midland history, 8, (1983), pp.70-85.

Other titlesMidland history.
StatementJoan R. Kent.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18724152M

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