Law and Disorder in Tudor Monmouthshire

by Ben Howell

An edition of an early Quarter Sessions and Gaol Delivery (Assize) Roll of 1576-77, recording the varied activities of the justices. The introduction explains how medieval Gwent was transformed by the Acts of Union, examines the incidence of crime and disorder, and assesses the effectiveness of the Tudor settlement in promoting law and order.

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1995. 208 pp

ISBN 1 898937 03 6