Solving Crime in Medieval Europe

HISTORY 3232: Solving Crime in Medieval Europe

This course explores the interaction between the development of criminal law and social change in the late medieval period from a comparative perspective, examining primarily the English common law, but also the continental courts of law. Topics such as trial by ordeal; forensic medicine; homicide; sex crimes; clerical criminals; treason; sanctuary; and fear-mongering, will be explored.
Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.
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