Crimes, Society and the Law in Renaissance Italy by Trevor Dean, K. J. P. Lowe

By Trevor Dean, K. J. P. Lowe

This quantity places crime and illness in Renaissance Italy firmly in its political and social context. The members contain English, Italian, American and Australian students. the amount specializes in new fabric and addresses all phases within the judicial approach from the drafting of legislation to the rounding up of bandits. The articles diversity geographically throughout many of the peninsula. this can be the single single-volume remedy to be had at the topic in English.

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Fols. 69-96; reg. -Aug. 1378, fols. 30-8; reg. -Oct. 1379, fols. 71-93; and cf. P. H. Labalme, * Sodomy and Venetian justice in the Renaissance', Tijdschrift voor rechtsgeschiedenis, 52 (1984), 225-6. ASB, Podesta, Corona ed armi, busta 41, reg. Oct. 1377-Apr. 1378, fols. 42-3; reg. -Oct. 1379, fols. 33-7. Ghirardacci, Bologna, pp. 107, 116,129, 130. , p. 129. Cronica gestorum et factorum memorabilium civitatis Bononie edita a fratre Hyeronimo de Bursellis, ed. A. Sorbelli, RIS, 2nd edn, XXII, pt 2 (henceforth Burselli), pp.

The government decided in 1448 to increase the penalty for 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 Ghirardacci, Bologna, pp. 164-5; Burselli (p. 96) records this under 1461. C. Albicini, 'II governo visconteo in Bologna (1438-1443)', AMRo, ser. 3, 2 (1883-4), 351-3. Burselli, pp. 79-80; Ghirardacci, Bologna, p. 23. , p. 134. ASB, Lib. , reg. 1, fol. 68v (6 Sept. 1452); reg. 2, fol. 66 (17 Dec. 1455); reg. 4, fol. H7v(3oApr. 1461). , reg. 2, fol. 63V (1 Dec. 1455). , reg. 4, fols. 82, 84V (Dec.

Palmieri, *Un processo importante nel capitanato di Casio', AMRo, ser. 4, 15 (1924-5), 112-16. ASB, Lib. , reg. 3, fol. 140-v (23 Aug. 1459); reg. 4, fol. 31 (15 Feb. 1460). 94 There does, however, seem to have been some popular resistance to such sparing of life and limb. 97 Nevertheless, the Same progress of leniency seems evident in the practices of pre-trial bargaining (circumdatio) and mitigation of penalty following a plea of poverty. 99 The statutes make no mention of this procedure, nor of the more frequent use of a plea of poverty, usually combined with an 'instrument of peace', to derail a trial or to obtain reduction of sentence.

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