torture, judicial

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Sanctioned by classical Roman law, judicial torture reappeared with the medieval resurgence of Roman law. Twelfth-century canon law sources such as Gratian’s Decretum condemned judicial torture, but the church endorsed ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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