Dangerous talk scandalous, seditious, and treasonable speech in pre-modern England

This title examines the speech of ordinary men and women who spoke scornfully of kings and queens. It reveals the expressions that got people into trouble and follows the fate of some of the offenders. It also offers fresh insight into pre-modern society, the politics of language, and the social imp...

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Main Author: Cressy, David
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2010, 2010
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Summary:This title examines the speech of ordinary men and women who spoke scornfully of kings and queens. It reveals the expressions that got people into trouble and follows the fate of some of the offenders. It also offers fresh insight into pre-modern society, the politics of language, and the social impact of the law
Physical Description:xiii, 374 p.
ISBN:9780191701917