Justice and mercy

Moral theology and the exercise of law in twelfth-century England
Author(s): 
Byrne, Philippa
ISBN: 
9781526125347
Date published: 
November 2018
Hardback
Price: 
£75.00

This study investigates justice and mercy in twelfth-century England, using theological texts, sermons, legal treatises and letter collections to explore how moralists approached questions of judgement and judicial ethics in the foundational period of English common law.