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The Law of the Person: Parliament and Social Control

Alastair J. Mann

in Parliament in Context, 1235–1707

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780748614868
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748672233 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614868.003.0007
The Law of the Person: Parliament and Social Control

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This chapter discusses the important role played by parliament in the regulation of people's lives. It demonstrates the extent to which the crown and estates sought to provide numerous frameworks within which a remarkably broad range of everyday activities was covered, including education, marriage, and even leisure.

Keywords: daily life; crown; estates; education; marriage; leisure

Chapter.  14047 words. 

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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