Reference Entry

Treason

Ann E. Lyon

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780195134056
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780195336511
Treason

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This article deals with “high” treason—treason against the sovereign—as distinct from “petty” treason—the killing of a husband by his wife

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Subjects: History of Law

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