Posted by 14 September, 2015
Popular ideas of medieval marriage often assume that women and girls were married off by their families with little or no say in the matter. There is a good deal of truth in this, and families used marriages to cement alliances, acquire lands and pursue [...]
Posted by 10 September, 2015
The history of emotions in the courtroom has become a popular topic in recent years (See this past years IMC session and stand-alone conferences convened at St Andrews and University of London). Emotional appeals and ritualised displays of emotion are a key part of modern trial [...]