The old English penitentials and Anglo-Saxon law / Stefan Jurasinski, The College at Brockport, State University of New York.
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
xiii, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Studies in legal history.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : legislation, custom, and the sources of early English law The old English penitentials and their reception Legal change, vernacular penitentials, and the chronology of old English prose The law of the estate : bishops, masters, and slaves The law of the household : marriage and sexuality Caring for the body : law, penitentials, and English "Sick-Maintenance" Caring for the mind : pollution and mental liability Conclusion : vernacular penitentials and secular lawmaking.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-234) and index.