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Medieval law and its practice ; v. 17.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 328-368) and index.
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Medicine and law: the confluence of art and science in the Middle Ages / Wendy J. Turner and Sara M. Butler Compensating body and honor: the old Frisian compensation tariffs / Han Nijdam Midwives in the Middle Ages? birth attendants, 600-1300 / Fiona Harris-Stoertz Learned men and skillful matrons: medical expertise and the forensics of rape in the Middle Ages / Hiram Kümper Expert examination of wounds in the criminal court of justice in Cocentaina (Kingdom of Valencia) during the Late Middle Ages / Carmel Ferragud Forensic evidence, lay witnesses and medical expertise in the criminal courts of late medieval Italy / Joanna Carraway Vitiello Mental health as a foundation for suit or an excuse for theft in medieval English legal disputes / Wendy J. Turner Making right practice? regulating surgery and medicine in fourteenth and fifteenth-century Bologna / Kira Robison Medical licensing in late medieval Portugal / Iona McCleery Dreaming of Valencia's social order in Jaume Roig's Espill / Jean Dangler Portrait of a surgeon in fifteenth-century England / Sara M. Butler An infirm man: reading Francis of Assisi's retirement in the context of canon law / Donna Trembinski Medicine and miracle: law enforcement in the lives of Irish saints / Máire Johnson Concluding remarks / Katherine D. Watson.