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The English Execution Narrative, 1200 1700 Katherine Royer

The English Execution Narrative, 1200 1700

Katherine Royer

Published October 6th 2015
ISBN : 9781317319788
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192 pages
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Royer examines the changing ritual of execution across five centuries and discovers a shift both in practice and in the message that was sent to the population at large. She argues that what began as a show of retribution and revenge became aMoreRoyer examines the changing ritual of execution across five centuries and discovers a shift both in practice and in the message that was sent to the population at large. She argues that what began as a show of retribution and revenge became a ceremonial portrayal of redemption as the political, religious and cultural landscape of England evolved.